Freelance Opportunity: Exhibition Researcher/Writer or Company

With apologies for cross-posting. Freelance opportunity: Exhibition Researcher/Writer or Company The Women’s Library, London Metropolitan University Project: Working Women exhibition, autumn 2011 Application Deadline: 7 March 2011 Aim: Develop and deliver an exhibition about Women and Work Today over 13.5 million women in Britain go out to work. It is a figure that has risen…

Talk – The Surprising Life of Constance Spry

THE SURPRISING LIFE OF CONSTANCE SPRY Sue Shephard provides a fascinating insight into the life of society florist Constance Spry Thursday 10 February 2011, 7pm (90mins) £6 / £4 concessions In the 1930s Constance Spry was famed for creating breathtaking floral window displays in a Bond Street perfumery. She was also a teacher and writer…

Event – Women Make Film History

Women Make Film History Saturday 4th December 2010, 2 – 4.30pm £8 / £6 concessions In collaboration with the Women’s Film History Network, The Women’s Library presents a series of feminist films which examine the ways that women have used filmmaking to explore the world and bring gender issues into a public forum. This event…

Women’s Library (London) Events Programme 2008

The Women’s Library’s events programme for Spring/Summer 2008 is now booking. Coming up soon is the ‘Out of the Archives’ series, exploring the lives of inspiring women whose papers the Library holds. Judith Bourne will be talking about Helena Normanton on 6 March, Jennian Geddes discusses Louisa Garrett Anderson on 10 April, and Sheila Rowbotham…

New archive and museum catalogue at Women’s Library

NEW ARCHIVE AND MUSEUM CATALOGUES Thanks to cataloguing support from volunteers, the following archives are now available for research: 10/51 PRESS CUTTINGS ALBUM: WOMEN’S WORK IN THE FIRST WORLD WAR (1913-c.1919): Four albums of presscuttings from national and regional newspapers TWL.2006.02 SEE RED WOMEN’S WORKSHOP COLLECTION (1974-1984): 50 posters and 12 postcards by this women’s…

Women’s Freedom League Event at Women’s Library

DARE TO BE FREE! WOMEN’S FREEDOM LEAGUE EVENT In celebration of the 2007 Archives Awareness Campaign, and the centenary of the founding of the Women’s Freedom League, The Women’s Library is delighted to announce: Dare to be Free! The Women’s Freedom League 1907-1961 Saturday 22 September 2007 11am-12.30pm Free, but booking essential, as places are…