Govan's Hidden Histories

Ongoing creative projects about Govan's hidden histories Celebrating Govan's heritage, women's roles in protest movements, and the life and work of Isabella Elder

Strong Women of Clydeside – Join us for a guided walk & public art action – Sat 15 Aug, 2-4pm!

It’s the centenary of the 1915 Rent Strikes, and the women’s histories team is hosting a special walking event connecting Govan and the Riverside Museum – marking places important to the Rent Strikes … Continue reading

June 17, 2015 · Leave a comment

Fun & Games at Fairfield

This Spring we spent time at the wonderful Fairfield Heritage with groups from schools in Govan. They came from St Saviours Primary School, Pirie Park Primary School and Govan High. The groups … Continue reading

May 25, 2015 · Leave a comment

Causes of declining income; Effect of Present War; Recent increases of rent… The Glasgow Herald Nov. 17th 1915

[As part of ongoing work by the the Women’s histories and protests (WHP) team, this is transcribed from The Glasgow Herald November 17th 1915.] CAUSES OF DECLINING INCOME The causes … Continue reading

May 5, 2015 · Leave a comment

Rent Strike Banners – what did they say?

As part of ongoing work by the the Women’s histories and protests (WHP) team, this is transcribed from The Glasgow Herald Friday October 8th 1915 page 2 LARGE PHOTO – … Continue reading

May 5, 2015 · Leave a comment

Procession of Rent Strikers – Glasgow Herald Nov 18th 1915 page 10

As part of ongoing work by the the Women’s histories and protests (WHP) team, this is transcribed from The Glasgow Herald November 18th 1915 page 10 PROCESSION OF RENT STRIKERS … Continue reading

May 5, 2015 · Leave a comment

Fun & Games at GYiP Clubs

Govan Youth information Point (also known as GYiP) run various clubs and holiday play schemes in Govan. You can find out more about them at their website http://www.gyip.org.uk/ We took … Continue reading

March 30, 2015 · Leave a comment

Form and Narrative in an Age of Desire

Upcoming Exhibition in North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre 4th April – 6th June 2015 If you have admired the tremendous painting of Jimmy Reid (below) in Elder Park Library’s reading room then … Continue reading

March 29, 2015 · Leave a comment

Great & Good: Isabella Elder & the Histories of Women & Protests on the Clyde – Publication now online!

Check out our wee artist zine / publication on the Isabella Elder and the History of Women and Protests on the Clyde Ok, so we know we’re a bit late … Continue reading

March 21, 2015 · Leave a comment

Rent Strikes Research: ‘HOUSE RENTS INQUIRY’ The Glasgow Herald. Nov. 17th 1915

As part of ongoing work by the the Women’s histories and protests (WHP) team, this is transcribed from The Glasgow Herald. Nov. 17th 1915 (page 8 column to the right … Continue reading

February 27, 2015 · Leave a comment

Fun and Games at the Portal Kidz Clubs

We took the new Govan Trumps cards along to some game-playing aficionados at Plantation Production’s Portal Kidz Clubs. It was great fun to play and learn as a group, and see the … Continue reading

February 16, 2015 · Leave a comment
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