Opportunity: Quines Write

Stellar Quines are excited to announce a new project inspired by our previous work exploring the gender imbalance in theatre writing. Working in collaboration with YWMC (Young Women’s Movement), The Feminist Fringe, The List, Storytelling PR and The Lyceum, Stellar Quines will endeavour to get more womxn’s voices represented in

Letters to… Women of the Future

To celebrate this year’s International Women’s Day we have chosen the letter – ‘To Isobelle’ written by Jassy Earl in response to our Letters To…Women of the Future Provocation. An intimate and familial letter ‘To Isobelle’ is a beautiful and poignant portrayal of a relationship changing through age. Read more

SHE Scotland: half term holidays

Stellar Quines have been working in collaboration with SHE Scotland for almost a year now on a variety of projects in order to support their ambition of promoting the empowerment of women and girls.
During the February half term holiday Stellar Quines were invited to explore themes surrounding ‘Body Image’ with

CALL OUT FOR SUBMISSIONS: Letters to… Women of the Future

CALL OUT FOR SUBMISSIONS: Letters To… Women of the Future

Today we are putting a call out for submissions for the sixth instalment of our creative writing series: Letters to… In celebration of International Women’s Day, Stellar Quines would like you to write a letter to women of the future. 
You may have

Writing for performance: Muslim Women’s Stories

Stellar Quines are thrilled to be working with the excellent Glasgow Women’s Library again to bring Muslim women’s stories to the fore in a series of writing for performance workshops in February and March 2020.
These workshops place Muslim women at the heart of their own creative experience and provide the

Tackling the gender imbalance in theatre writing

Stellar Quines have once again partnered with SHE Scotland to work with young women and girls from North Edinburgh, this time to readdress the gender imbalance within theatre writing. This exciting project was supported by The List and the Lyceum Theatre.
As The List highlights: Though much of the dialogue around

Fibres: Oral Histories of Asbestos

One of the amazing things about Fibres is that it is inspired by a true story and mirrors hundreds of similar stories which have been unheard throughout Glasgow, as well as the rest of the UK, about how asbestos has impacted people’s lives.
Clydeside Action on Asbestos have worked closely with Stellar Quines

SHE Scotland: Creative Learning Training

This October Stellar Quines met with SHE Scotland to develop and deliver some theatre workshops to help support their endeavours of supporting women and girls in and around Muirhouse and Pilton through skill sharing and a series of workshops.
During the October half term Stellar Quines met with SHE Scotland and

Exploring ‘Fibres’ through Creative Learning

Exploring and examining the complex themes within Fibres (a story of love, laughter and the untold legacy of Glasgow’s shipyards) has taken our creative learning associate, Rosie, on a rollercoaster ride of experiences. From creating short pieces inspired by the themes and characters within the play with community groups, to connecting with

Motherhood Special – Update

Stellar Quines are dedicated to making sure all of our engagement projects are explored and evaluated as best as possible, so for our ‘Motherhood Special’ project we asked one of the participants to tell us a little more about what a typical day looks like to her, and how our

Motherhood Special – Stellar Quines and Stepping Stones Partnership

Stepping Stones is a voluntary organisation that provides support services to young parent families and pregnant women living in the North Edinburgh area. They aim to promote and support the social development and education of families with young children and Stellar Quines have been working with them for the past

The Amina Project

If you had the chance to say something to your perpetrator, what would you say?
In 2018 Stellar Quines delivered a series of workshops with Amina Muslim Women’s Resource Centre, to explore the different impacts of hate crime.
These three powerful videos are the result. Share your story with us #wedidntaskforthis
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