Heritage Hits – Autumn 2019

Hello everyone! We have awoken from the PhD slumber to bring you the BEST Heritage Hits for Autumn 2019. Myself and Rachael have been squirreled away researching, writing and re-drafting our uni work and we can now see light at the end of the tunnel.  We are now both in our final year and both…

Heritage Hits – Summer 2019

Need your heritage fix this summer? We have rounded up all the best heritage, museum and history events for you in one handy place! Exhibitions Discover how today’s fashion industry is challenging perceptions and championing alternative ideals of beauty on the catwalk, in advertising, editorial and behind the camera at The National Museum of Scotland,…

Heritage Hits – Easter 2019

Hello everyone! We have been hidden away writing and crafting our PhD’s BUT we are venturing out into the wide-world over Easter to experience some of these great Heritage Hits in 2019. Over 2019, we have some exciting projects bubbling away in the background of our academic studies and hopefully we will be able to share…

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,…