Heritage Festivities 2018

November was pretty bleak, but now praise the goddess it’s December and Christmas is here to save us. Now I’m an atheist but I love Christmas and I like to think I celebrate Yule in the good old-fashioned pagan way. So many of our modern traditions are rooted in pre-Christian pagan traditions, including putting up…

Heritage Hits – Winter Edition

The nights are dark, damp and frankly quite depressing! Well, fear not as we are here to brighten up your day and provide suggestions for all your heritage and feminism needs. Here’s some colourful events we suggest to cheer you up! Exhibitions Want a fun and exciting exhibition which focuses solely on women? Why not…

Shaking Up Scotland Event

Well hello there everyone! We are putting on a rather fabulous event as part of the rather fabulous From Her, To Her project by Terra Incognita. We are genuinely thrilled to be part of this project, and we would love you to come along to our Shaking Up Scotland event on November 14th, it should…

Remembrance Day Walking Tour & Talks

As part of the Women, War & West End Project I am happy to announce that Four Acres Charitable Trust will be running a walking tour with a series of talks on the 11th November starting at 12.30! The tour will last for approx. 2 hours and will finish up at Websters Theatre. Join Niall Murphy,…

Women, War & The West End

Over the last year I have been working on a side project with Four Acres Charitable Trust and on the 27th September 2018 we shall be hosting a Heritage Show & Tell! If you would like to keep up-to-date with the Women, War & The West End Project please follow us on Twitter @GlasgowWWW or…

Women of Garnethill – DOD Talk

**SAVE THE DATE** as we will be presenting a brand new talk on women of Garnethill, West End of Glasgow as part of Doors Open Day in collaboration with the wonderful Glasgow Guild. More information about the festival can be found here. The talk is on the 12th of September 7.30pm and will discuss several…

Heritage Hits – Things to do in Autumn

Hello all! We are very sorry for the radio silence over the last few weeks but due to the recent events in Glasgow (namely a second fire at a very well-known building) and our PhD’s, we have been a bit snowed under with work. We have however, managed to compile a list of ‘heritage hits’…

The People’s History Show: Belle Moore

What are you doing this Monday evening? Well, I’m here to tell you to cancel all your plans and tune in to STV at 8pm to catch us talking about the amazing Belle Moore, a teenage Olympian and an all-around taboo-busting Scottish swimming legend. Check out the teaser below. Expect a historic recreation (to confirm…

Reviving Paisley’s Heritage & Jessie Newbery

We’re delighted to announce that we shall be facilitating a lecture and workshop focusing on  Jessie Wylie Newbery (1864-1948) and the impact of women on Paisley’s design heritage. The event will be held at Paisley Arts Centre on the 18th May 2018 1.30pm-3pm.  Jessie enrolled as a student at the Glasgow School of Art in 1884,…

International Women’s Day Events – Cross Country

We have been struggling to keep up with all the wonderful International Women’s Day Events which will be taking place throughout March. So, we thought it would be best to pull together a list and share with everyone. Please note, we are not organising any of these events, so any questions should be sent to…

Christmas Lowdown: What to do over the festive period

It’s that time of year again when everyone drinks and eats more than any human should, CHRISTMAS!!! I am one of those intolerable people who believes the festive season starts on the 5th of November. I just adore the whole run-up to Christmas, the proliferation of period dramas on the BBC, the fact that everything…

Celebrating Scottish Women, a Paisley Workshop 

Yesterday was one of those days which leaves you glowing with contentment for hours afterwards. We were delighted to be asked to host a workshop at the Paisley Arts Centre for the Conservation Area Regeneration Scheme (TH.CARS2) by the chap running the scheme, Colin Begg. The aim of the TH.CARS2 scheme is to “improve historic…