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‘56 Artillery Lane’ a Raven Row Exhibition – Review by Anna Pigott

A cluster of rooms in a 18th Century Huguenot weaver’s house in Aldgate has recently been sent back in time to the spring of 1974, as ‘56 Artillery Lane’, a group exhibition at Raven Row which takes inspiration from the

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Visit to the Lesbian Herstory Archive by Eva Megias

At the beginning of May I visited New York for the first time. I wanted to walk around Manhattan and get a sense of the city. I enjoyed overhearing people’s conversations on park benches, many of them in Spanish, and

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SYRUP Review by Lizzie Blair

The first edition of SYRUP zine boasts an eclectic compilation of art and literature exploring the themes of sweetness, liquidity and viscosity in a slick, professional publication. Founded by Emily Briselden Waters and Grace Crannis from the Royal College of

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Typical Girls Magazine – Out 22nd May

We are pleased to hear about the imminent release of the third issue of Typical Girls. Out on 22nd May, Issue 3 is based around Generations, and features the likes of Hollie Cook (in the lead up to the release

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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: http://feministlibrary.co.uk/support/friends-scheme/

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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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