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January 2021

Weemin’s Wark

26th January - 26th March

The Weemin's Wark exhibition aims to increase the visibility of women’s contribution to contemporary island culture by providing a safe space in which to examine notions of labour and positivity for women and allies who challenge structures of social and institutional inequality.

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Camp Books courtesy of Brook Palmieri

Online: Readers of Colour

27th January at 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on 25th November, 2020 at 6:00 pm

One event on 16th December, 2020 at 6:00 pm

One event on 27th January, 2021 at 6:00 pm

Join Readers of Colour online to discover and chat about poetry, fiction, and narrative non-fiction by women and non-binary writers of colour.

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Three books standing on a shelf with a plant. The books are New Daughters of Africa, edited by Margaret Busby, which has a black cover with a photo of a black woman looking directly at the reader, her hands clasped behind her head; Where the Wild Ladies Are, by Matsuda Aoko, a yellow cover with a dark abstract shape in the top half, and an illustration of the knees of two women in skirts sitting beside each other; Queenie, by Candace Carty-Williams, a deep pink cover with the head of a black woman in profile, her face not visible, and long braids pulled up into a bun.

February 2021

Online: Open Book

Free
1st February at 10:00 am - 11:30 am

ONLINE: These thoughtful monthly Open Book creative writing sessions are now back!

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Open Book Credit: GWL

Responders of Colour: M’Lani’s Friends

6th February at 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on 6th March, 2021 at 10:30 am

One event on 10th April, 2021 at 10:30 am

One event on 1st May, 2021 at 10:30 am

One event on 5th June, 2021 at 10:30 am

ONLINE: Responders of Colour is a new project responding to the history held in our annuals archives, and telling new stories with women of colour’s imaginations and voices front and centre.

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A selection of girls' annuals from the GWL Collection, on a wooden table. The annuals are from the 1950s, 60s and 70s, and have illustrations or photos of girls, some doing activities or sports. All the girls are white.

Readers of Colour

17th February at 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on 24th March, 2021 at 6:00 pm

One event on 28th April, 2021 at 6:00 pm

One event on 26th May, 2021 at 6:00 pm

ONLINE: Join Readers of Colour online to discover and chat about poetry, fiction, and narrative non-fiction by women and non-binary writers of colour.

Find out more »
Three books standing on a shelf with a plant. The books are New Daughters of Africa, edited by Margaret Busby, which has a black cover with a photo of a black woman looking directly at the reader, her hands clasped behind her head; Where the Wild Ladies Are, by Matsuda Aoko, a yellow cover with a dark abstract shape in the top half, and an illustration of the knees of two women in skirts sitting beside each other; Queenie, by Candace Carty-Williams, a deep pink cover with the head of a black woman in profile, her face not visible, and long braids pulled up into a bun.

March 2021

Open Book

Free
1st March at 10:00 am - 11:30 am

ONLINE: These vibrant and thoughtful Open Book creative writing sessions are back for Spring, led online by writer Beth Godfrey.

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Open Book. Credit: GWL

Responders of Colour: M’Lani’s Friends

6th March at 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on 6th March, 2021 at 10:30 am

One event on 10th April, 2021 at 10:30 am

One event on 1st May, 2021 at 10:30 am

One event on 5th June, 2021 at 10:30 am

ONLINE: Responders of Colour is a new project responding to the history held in our annuals archives, and telling new stories with women of colour’s imaginations and voices front and centre.

Find out more »
A selection of girls' annuals from the GWL Collection, on a wooden table. The annuals are from the 1950s, 60s and 70s, and have illustrations or photos of girls, some doing activities or sports. All the girls are white.

Readers of Colour

24th March at 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on 24th March, 2021 at 6:00 pm

One event on 28th April, 2021 at 6:00 pm

One event on 26th May, 2021 at 6:00 pm

ONLINE: Join Readers of Colour online to discover and chat about poetry, fiction, and narrative non-fiction by women and non-binary writers of colour.

Find out more »
Three books standing on a shelf with a plant. The books are New Daughters of Africa, edited by Margaret Busby, which has a black cover with a photo of a black woman looking directly at the reader, her hands clasped behind her head; Where the Wild Ladies Are, by Matsuda Aoko, a yellow cover with a dark abstract shape in the top half, and an illustration of the knees of two women in skirts sitting beside each other; Queenie, by Candace Carty-Williams, a deep pink cover with the head of a black woman in profile, her face not visible, and long braids pulled up into a bun.

April 2021

An Evening with Molly Aitken

Free
2nd April at 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

ONLINE: Join us for a night in with Molly Aitken as she discusses her debut novel. The Island Child is a spellbinding story about identity and motherhood, freedom and fate and the healing power of stories.

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Headshot of the author Molly Aitken.

Open Book

Free
5th April at 10:00 am - 11:30 am

ONLINE: These vibrant and thoughtful Open Book creative writing sessions are back for Spring, led online by writer Beth Godfrey.

Find out more »
Open Book. Credit: GWL

Responders of Colour: M’Lani’s Friends

10th April at 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on 6th March, 2021 at 10:30 am

One event on 10th April, 2021 at 10:30 am

One event on 1st May, 2021 at 10:30 am

One event on 5th June, 2021 at 10:30 am

ONLINE: Responders of Colour is a new project responding to the history held in our annuals archives, and telling new stories with women of colour’s imaginations and voices front and centre.

Find out more »
A selection of girls' annuals from the GWL Collection, on a wooden table. The annuals are from the 1950s, 60s and 70s, and have illustrations or photos of girls, some doing activities or sports. All the girls are white.
Pink and purple stitched patch showing two women symbols adapted to include the labrys (double-headed axes).

Open Archive: A Quilter’s Guide to the Lesbian Archive

14th April at 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

ONLINE: In this Open Archive event, Sarah-Joy Ford will take us on a journey through objects, ephemera, and histories that have inspired her artistic research, and speak about the joys of exploring lesbian history at GWL.

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Readers of Colour

28th April at 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on 24th March, 2021 at 6:00 pm

One event on 28th April, 2021 at 6:00 pm

One event on 26th May, 2021 at 6:00 pm

ONLINE: Join Readers of Colour online to discover and chat about poetry, fiction, and narrative non-fiction by women and non-binary writers of colour.

Find out more »
Three books standing on a shelf with a plant. The books are New Daughters of Africa, edited by Margaret Busby, which has a black cover with a photo of a black woman looking directly at the reader, her hands clasped behind her head; Where the Wild Ladies Are, by Matsuda Aoko, a yellow cover with a dark abstract shape in the top half, and an illustration of the knees of two women in skirts sitting beside each other; Queenie, by Candace Carty-Williams, a deep pink cover with the head of a black woman in profile, her face not visible, and long braids pulled up into a bun.

May 2021

Responders of Colour: M’Lani’s Friends

1st May at 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on 6th March, 2021 at 10:30 am

One event on 10th April, 2021 at 10:30 am

One event on 1st May, 2021 at 10:30 am

One event on 5th June, 2021 at 10:30 am

ONLINE: Responders of Colour is a new project responding to the history held in our annuals archives, and telling new stories with women of colour’s imaginations and voices front and centre.

Find out more »
A selection of girls' annuals from the GWL Collection, on a wooden table. The annuals are from the 1950s, 60s and 70s, and have illustrations or photos of girls, some doing activities or sports. All the girls are white.

Open Book

Free
3rd May at 10:00 am - 11:30 am

ONLINE: These vibrant and thoughtful Open Book creative writing sessions are back for Spring, led online by writer Beth Godfrey.

Find out more »
Open Book. Credit: GWL

Readers of Colour

26th May at 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on 24th March, 2021 at 6:00 pm

One event on 28th April, 2021 at 6:00 pm

One event on 26th May, 2021 at 6:00 pm

ONLINE: Join Readers of Colour online to discover and chat about poetry, fiction, and narrative non-fiction by women and non-binary writers of colour.

Find out more »
Three books standing on a shelf with a plant. The books are New Daughters of Africa, edited by Margaret Busby, which has a black cover with a photo of a black woman looking directly at the reader, her hands clasped behind her head; Where the Wild Ladies Are, by Matsuda Aoko, a yellow cover with a dark abstract shape in the top half, and an illustration of the knees of two women in skirts sitting beside each other; Queenie, by Candace Carty-Williams, a deep pink cover with the head of a black woman in profile, her face not visible, and long braids pulled up into a bun.

June 2021

Responders of Colour: M’Lani’s Friends

5th June at 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on 6th March, 2021 at 10:30 am

One event on 10th April, 2021 at 10:30 am

One event on 1st May, 2021 at 10:30 am

One event on 5th June, 2021 at 10:30 am

ONLINE: Responders of Colour is a new project responding to the history held in our annuals archives, and telling new stories with women of colour’s imaginations and voices front and centre.

Find out more »
A selection of girls' annuals from the GWL Collection, on a wooden table. The annuals are from the 1950s, 60s and 70s, and have illustrations or photos of girls, some doing activities or sports. All the girls are white.

Open Book

Free
7th June at 10:00 am - 11:30 am

ONLINE: These vibrant and thoughtful Open Book creative writing sessions are back for Spring, led online by writer Beth Godfrey.

Find out more »
Open Book. Credit: GWL
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