We’re delighted to say that tsB and others from the Strong Women of the Clydeside team will be speaking later today at House For An Art Lover in Glasgow about Helen … Continue reading
‘Govan’s Hidden Histories’ and ‘Strong Women of Clydeside’ projects featured in Govan / Gdansk exchange conference
We’re super-chuffed that the work of the Strong Women of the Clydeside (SWaC) team is featured as a part of an international conference taking place this weekend, right here in … Continue reading
‘Strong Women of Clydeside’ for Doors Open Days: Join us for a guided walk & public art action on Saturday 17th Sept, 12.30- 3.30pm
Celebrating women’s roles in the 1915 Rent Strikes, the 1971 Upper Clyde Shipbuilder’s Work-In, and other recent protests – this guided walk and creative ‘happening’ employs humour, (temporary) graffiti, banners, … Continue reading
The Glasgow Rent strikes originating in Govan at Cressy Hall at Linthouse were organised, led and enacted by women. Three years before the suffrage cause was partly realised working-class women in Glasgow had brought about legislation that would benefit the whole of Britain, however, Mary Barbour and the other women of the Glasgow Women’s Housing Association did not rest there and continued to campaign..
The WHP (Women’s Histories & Protests) team are gathering again to take our next steps in preserving and celebrating the amazing contributions to society made by some of the Strong … Continue reading
Power to the People! Roses from Yoko Ono & John Lennon, in support of the 1971 UCS Work-In – exactly 44 years ago
The struggle of these men and women captured the hearts and minds of people far and wide. Many famous names lent their talents and time to the cause, and helped spread a message of hope for working class people, that Unity Creates Strength.
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
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