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The Walking Library for Women Walking

Sat 26 August 2017

The Walking Library for Women Walking

The Walking Library is an ongoing art project by Dee Heddon & Misha Myers that explores walking and books. Since the eighteenth-century people have walked with books (Keats with Dante’s Divine Comedies, Muir with Burns’ poetry and Milton’s Paradise Lost). Each Walking Library starts with a question (e.g. ‘What book would you take for a walk?’).


For The Walking Library for Women Walking, the question we asked was ‘What book would you give to a woman walking?’ We’ve received more than 100 donations, ranging from artists’ books, to biographies and autobiographies, to histories and narratives.


These books are ready to be taken on a walk. Join us as we wander and wonder and collectively read our way through the streets of Glasgow. You can pick a book from our Library to carry with you or you can bring a book you’d like to donate to the Library after the walk.


Everyone welcome.


The Walking Library for Women Walking will be donated to Glasgow Women’s Library.


Accessibility information: The event is a 90 minute walk outside and will take place irrespective of the weather. Participants should dress for the weather. The walk will be accessible but might involve hills.


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Part of The House that Heals the Soul #

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11am, Free but ticketed, starting from CCA Gallery
14+ accompanied by an adult
Book online / 0141 352 4900