International Women’s Day – March of Women

Join the 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.
Join a procession of women from Glasgow and beyond spilling out of Glasgow Women’s Library onto the streets of Bridgeton.

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

A filmed performance event with limited public access. In Hamilton’s play, Woman versus Prejudice, presided over by Justice, enact a court case where over a 100 women are presented as evidence of outstanding achievement. In this reenactment role models have been found amongst the library bookshelves. 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 at 2pm to walk with the procession to the Drying Green, Glasgow Green. All are welcome to join us on 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. If you are interested in reserving a space to process as a woman from history please contact info@womenslibrary.org.uk.

Once the spaces have been reserved we will take names for a waiting list. If you want to be added to the waiting list please email info@womenslibrary.org.uk

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