A Celebration of Muslim Women’s Writing at Glasgow Women’s Library

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

Memorial to be unveiled in Princes St Gardens to commemorate Conscientious Objectors

We were excited to read about the plans announced this week that a memorial to commemorate Conscientious Objectors is to be installed in Princes St Gardens in April 2019.

The design will be unveiled as part of International Conscientious Objectors Day which is commemorated on 15 May and has been designed by Edinburgh artist Kate Ive. Her design will be unveiled at the Quaker House, Victoria Street, Edinburgh on 15 May. Read more

Heroines – a project by Morna Young, Belle Jones & Julia Taudevin

Heroines sprung from Morna Young’s desire to get into a room with fellow writer-performers Belle Jones and Julia Taudevin to explore the concept of a ‘strong woman’. The Strong Women we audition for and play. The Strong Women we are expected to write. And the women that we write regardless

Stellar Quines & Glasgow Women’s Library launch Play Amnesty

Stellar Quines and Glasgow Women’s Library have launched a Play Amnesty to showcase female playwriting talent.
The Play Amnesty is a call out for plays written by women. As we both champion female voices we are asking people to donate copies of plays and scripts written by women that have been

Stellar Quines & Glasgow Women’s Library Play Amnesty

Stellar Quines and Glasgow Women’s Library have launched a Play Amnesty to showcase female playwriting talent.
The Play Amnesty is a call out for plays written by women. As we both champion female voices we are asking people to donate copies of plays and scripts written by women that have been published,