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April newsletter from GWL

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Welcome to the GWL newsletter - sorry it's a bit late this month! We had few technical issues, so here's a quick update about what's coming up at GWL

Glasgow Women's Library

GWL Newsletter April 2017

Welcome to the GWL newsletter - sorry it's a bit late this month! We had few technical issues, so here's a quick update about what's coming up at GWL. If this message has been forwarded to you from someone else, why not join our mailing list to receive updates direct to your inbox?

Herland curated by Collect:if

Herland curated by Collect:if

Herland is our irregular event that brings together the established and experimental works of women creatives, served up with good food and live music in an evocative, beautiful space. May’s Herland will be curated and hosted by Collect:if – the GWL based network for Women of Colour creatives - and tickets are now on sale.

Collect:if members from across Scotland are collaborating to bring together a truly ground-breaking evening of arts and cutting edge performances by women working across an array of genres. Performers on the night will include Sister, who explore the experiences and challenges faced by mixed race Scottish women, and Clan Macondo, who promote Latin American and AfroCaribbean culture through music and dance.

See the full line up here and book your tickets now!

Creating Women’s History Walks

Creating Women’s History Walks

Did you know that GWL doesn’t stop at Glasgow? Our National Lifelong Learning project offers a rich, diverse programme of activities, events, courses and online resources for women of all ages and backgrounds across Scotland. Our Create Your Own Women's History Walks are an excting part of our National project.

With help from GWL and the Trails and Tales Project, be part of a team developing a short guided tour featuring local women. Bring your own knowledge, stories and memories to add to those gathered by us. Help create a route which will become part of a series of new women’s history walks around East Dunbartonshire. Over the next couple of months we'll be running these workshops in Torrance and Milngavie so please do share with anyone in those areas who you think may be interested.

Other News and Events at GWL

Other News and Events

Join us for our special World Book Night celebrations on Saturday 22nd April at our Book Giveaway Party! Let us entice you with free books, lashings of tea and oodles of cake as we kick back, relax and immerse ourselves in the wonderful world of stories. Pick up your free book, try your luck at our fiendishly fun book quiz, or just soak up the book-lovin’ vibe. Our book champions will be on hand to chat about what reading means to them, how books can change your life, and read aloud some of their favourite stories and poems.

Our Summer programme will be launched on Thursday 11th May, with an afternoon event from 1pm and 2.30pm and an evening event from 6pm to 7.30pm. Come and pick up a copy of our brand new Summer programme, packed full of exciting new events for you to enjoy!

Glasgow Women’s Library is the only Accredited Museum in the UK dedicated to women’s lives, histories and achievements, with a lending library, archive collections and innovative programmes of public events & learning opportunities.

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