Blog Archives

Feminist Chakra Yoga Course – 7th Sept to 12th Oct

Feminist Chakra Yoga Course Thursdays 7pm-8:30pm, from 7th September to 12th October A six-week Feminist Yoga course exploring our feminism(s) through the Chakras. When we get involved in feminism we often find ourselves seeking a space of safety – an

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Sara Pascoe Interview

Writer, stand-up comedian and vegan Sara Pascoe is kindly supporting May’s Friends Scheme with a prize draw to win a copy of her latest book and gig tickets. Following appearances on satirical TV shows The Thick of It, Have I

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Crafternoon Review by Lorna Harrington

Last month Maria and I held a Crafternoon in the Feminist Library periodicals room. This was the first time we had set up and ran our own event at the library so we were both excited and nervous. Having both

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Rosie Garland Interview – and special Friends Scheme book offer!

We are delighted to offer Friends a whopping 50% discount off two of the award-winning author, Rosie Garland’s books. VIXEN and PALACE OF CURIOSITIES. To become a Friend and take advantage of this great offer, please sign up here:

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Recent Acquisitions

Books Reclaiming feminism: challenging everyday misogyny, Miriam E. David. A broad exploration of feminism in the last fifty years in academia and beyond. Policy Press, 2016 I stopped drinking and I hate you all. A short booklet about a Londoner’s

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Help us with our exciting move

Would you like to help the Feminist Library in our move to new premises? The future of the Feminist Library is looking bright, we are on the way to a new home at OKRS. But as you can imagine, it is

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Feminist Library at Uniqlo Tate Lates

We had a blast at our pop-up at February’s Uniqlo Tate Lates, which celebrated women in art! There were fourteen thousand visitors, and many took part in Feminist Library events. We had zine making with Rachael House and our photo

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Feminist Library at the Women’s March

The Feminist Library was very pleased to carry its banner among the thousands of people on the London Women’s March on 21st January. As the most visible manifestation for some time highlighting women’s struggles, it was very encouraging, but of

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Making Pink Lemonade – Book Review

Making Pink Lemonade by Sarah O’Mahoney (2016) A topical read for 2016, the year in which tampon tax hit our headlines and Chinese Olympic swimmer Fu Yuanhui spoke openly about her period, Sarah O’Mahoney tackles this topic for her debut

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Visit to the Bishopsgate Institute

Many thanks to Bishopsgate Institute for giving a tour of their incredible archive to our Collections team this month!  Located on Bishopsgate, near Liverpool St station in London’s Spitalfields area, Bishopsgate Institute is a hidden gem. Their Victorian Library houses

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