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March of Women, Glasgow International Women’s Day 2015

maarch of women.jpgRecognising and Celebrating Outstanding Women in Scotland

Saturday, 7 March, 2015

Join March of Women on the eve of International Women’s Day 2015.

Celebrate the achievements of Scottish women past and present.

Make history by taking part in this filmed public art event

Following a performance of Suffragette play A Pageant of Great Women

by Cicely Hamilton, join a procession of women from Glasgow

and beyond spilling out of Glasgow Women’s Library, 23 Landressy Street, Glasgow, G40 1BP onto the streets of Bridgeton.

Performance: A Pageant of Great Women 1pm to 2pm

'Woman versus Prejudice, presided over by Justice, enact a court case where over a 100 women are presented as evidence of outstanding achievement.

Accompanied by an uplifting playlist and with some script adaptations by performance participants, they demonstrate the humour and commitment required to survive as a woman in today’s world.

Watch and Walk 2pm to 3.30pm

You can witness this public art celebration by processing to Glasgow Green amongst women from history. Meet outside Glasgow Women’s Library, 3 Landressy Street, Glasgow, G40 1BP at 2pm to walk with the procession to the Drying Green, Glasgow Green.

All are welcome to join  the procession from the Library to Glasgow Green which starts outside Glasgow Women’s Library at 2pm. No booking necessary.

How to Process as a Woman from History

Come to a briefing session at GWL 11.30am on Saturday 7th March, (please wear white). You will select your woman and be given a beautiful sash with her name. Then join us for the performance and take part in our procession.

Interested in joining the March of Women?

Please contact us at info@womenslibrary.org.ukor call us on 0141 550 2267 to reserve your space

International Women's Day, Home-Start Glasgow South
University of Glasgow, International Women's Day, Prof Lesley Yellowlees
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