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B A R D O Walks – February and March dates

                        Due to popular demand, B A R D O, the interconnected audio walk and workshop series, is now running monthly through 2017. Walks: B A R D O

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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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The Art of (Festive) Appetite: what we can learn from a forgotten food rebel

‘Gross are they who see in eating and drinking nought but grossness’ The Feasts of Autolycus – The Diary of a Greedy Woman, Elizabeth Pennell, 1896 Christmas is the season of feasting. We become focused on what we eat –

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A Very Long way from Anywhere Else – Book Review

A Very Long way from Anywhere Else – Ursula Le Guin Ursula Le Guin is an author better known for her science fiction and fantasy works. Her major works, the Earthsea novels, which follow the magical adventures of a wizard

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Newsletter Winter 2016

Download our quarterly Newsletter for Winter 2016, full of news, reviews and the latest feminist event listings.

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Book Review of ‘Eileen’ and ‘The Lesser Bohemians’

Two great books by women published this year Eileen Ottessa Moshfegh, (Jonathan Cape, 2016) The Lesser Bohemians, Eimear McBride (Faber, 2016) I looked like a girl you’re expect to see on a city bus, reading some clothbound book from the

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October 2016 E-Bulletin

Find out what the Library are up to here in our October bulletin – events, volunteering opportunities and our latest exciting news!

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cpd25 visit the Feminist Library

cpd25 visit the Feminist Library Review by Rachel Telfer, cpd25 Coordinator On the 6 July 2016 cpd25, the staff training and development programme of the M25 Consortium of Academic Libraries, arrived for a tour of the Feminist Library on Westminster

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