On 29 September Glasgow Women’s Library hosted a lively and inspiring afternoon of spoken word and performance by emerging Muslim women writers exploring the theme of relationships. The event was led by Sheffield University Storying Relationships Project and it comprised of a series of lively conversations with acclaimed Muslim women writers including Safina Mazhar, Sara Shaarawi and Sufiya Ahmed followed by readings of their scripts.
Stellar Quines were pleased to support this event and Catherine, our Creative Learning Associate, helped with dramaturgy on the scripts before the event and was part of the team on the day. Read more
Today we launch the second film in our creative writing series Letters to…where we ask for written responses to different topics. This time we asked for a ‘Letter to…my period’.
The chosen letter, written by Kerri Clarence, summed up lots of experiences and feelings described in many of the submissions, from your first period to how your relationship with you period might change with age. We are delighted to launch our film on International Day of the Girl.
NEW OPPORTUNITY – Make Do & Mend is Stellar Quines’ new talent development scheme offering artists working in any art form to apply for seed funding to explore a new idea in response to a theme. Read more
Thank you to everyone who has sent us a Letter to their period. Submissions are now closed.
We are pleased to say we have had a great response to our second call out with 30 submissions received. We can’t wait to read them.
If you could write a letter to your period, what would you say? Would you tell it how great it is? Would you beg it to stop? Or show up? Do you have some questions for it that you’re too embarrassed to ask anyone else?
Stellar Quines, Edinburgh Fringe Society and PiPA bring you…
Parenting in the Performing Arts: Coffee Morning at Fringe Central – Thursday 23 August
Join other parents/carers and their children at tomorrow’s informal coffee morning held at Fringe Central.
Introducing the first film in the Letters to… series produced by Stellar Quines.
Each film is a letter to someone or something that has affected the writer’s life. This first theme was to a woman who was an activist, a feminist, and inspired change and hope.
Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society, Stellar Quines, Federation of Scottish Theatre & National Theatre of Scotland have joined forces with PiPA to bring you…
Parenting in the Performing Arts: Coffee Morning at Fringe Central
Join other parents/carers and their children at one of our informal coffee mornings held at Fringe Central. Read more
Letters to…a Woman Who Brings Me Hope in the Dark. We received a great response to our first call-out for Letters to… and the successful letter is currently in rehearsal for filming and will be launched on 1 August – the first preview of Propeller. Read more
On Saturday 30 June, Hannah Forsyth joined her fellow Young Women Lead group to take part in a celebratory event for women getting the vote 100 years ago. This also marked the end of her term as part of the initial Young Women Lead project – here she recounts her day of celebration:
Stellar Quines are delighted to be providing creative support to the development of The Network’s new Fringe production Propeller, directed by Caitlin Skinner (Village Pub Theatre, Sanitised, Woke). The Network was first formed in 2017 and is part of Scottish Drama Training Network.
Thank you to everyone who has sent us a Letter to a woman who has inspired them because of the work she is doing to change things for the better. Submissions are now closed.
We are pleased to say we have had a good response to our first call out. The selection process is now starting and we will announce the successful contribution very soon.