WomenBeing’s selection of events happening in Edinburgh: January 2020
New year, new events! If you are completely recovered from the festivities, have a look at our guide of events happening in Edinburgh this month.
Marbles: Unfinished. 11th January 2020.
Celebrating the newest issue of Marbles, an independently printed magazine which explores and dissects the stigma around mental health
Marbles is back with a vengeance and hosting a not-so-soft relaunch with issue #5 – Unfinished.
Readings from Kirsty Logan and Lola Keeley. Poetry from Sean Wai Keung.
Parliament Plaque Project Library Visits. 15th of January 2020.
A women’s only event, part the Parliament Plaque Project, which aims to discover and explore quotes from women (writers, poets, artists, politicians, historians – whichever participants wish to explore) which could sit alongside those already situated on the Canongate Wall of the Scottish Parliament, facing onto the Royal Mile and often the first interaction people will have with the Parliament.
Know Your Rights! What Islam really says about women. 18th of January 2020.
MWAE invite our women to join in a panel discussion about the rights of women in Islam.
Please book your ticket by paying (ENTRY £3) online at www.mwae.org.uk using our Donate button. Give reference “Ticket”
With a full female line up and refreshments we can enjoy a lively discussion in a friendly atmosphere.
HEAR > from knowledgeable sisters about what your rights are as a Muslim woman to study, work, marry, raise children.
DISCUSS > Your issues with a panel of inspirational speakers.
CELEBRATE > Muslim womanhood in a friendly environment.
Glasgow Women’s Library: Create & Connect Showcase. 21st of January 2020.
Hear work from new members of the Glasgow Women’s Library’s Autumn Create and Connect group in a magical evening of poetry, prose, storytelling and – most importantly – creating and connecting.
Create and Connect is a four monthly creative writing initiative run by the Glasgow Women’s Library in Edinburgh, with an immersive programme of workshops for new members each season. To find out more, or join the next season starting February 2020, visit www.womenslibary.org.uk.
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