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Forward! Remembering women peace crusaders, GWL Saturday 23 July 2016

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Forward! Remembering women peace crusaders

Voices of War and Peace

Saturday 23 July 2016
15:00 - 19:00

Glasgow Women's Library

Exhibition and film

On 23rd July 1916 the first Women’s Peace Crusade marched from George Square to Glasgow Green, drawing crowds of thousands. This Crusade grew into a mass international women’s peace movement. Since early 2016 a group of Glasgow Women's Library staff, learners and volunteers have been exploring some of the key protagonists and their remarkable achievements. 100 years later to the day they will lead a procession in the Crusaders’ footsteps from Glasgow Green to Glasgow Women’s Library and will launch an exhibition that places the Peace Crusaders in the wider picture and includes a newly realised series of ‘portraits’. The exhibition launch will be followed by a screening of GWL and RCS’s barnstorming film, MARCH.

Schedule for the Launch event on 23rd July:

3pm Assemble outside People’s Palace Winter Gardens entrance, Glasgow Green, for short performance and guided walk to Glasgow Women’s Library

5pm Exhibition launch with refreshments

6pm Screening of film, MARCH

Details and booking information

 23 Landressy Street
Glasgow, G40 1BP

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