Talk: Women, War and The West End

Wednesday 23rd January 2019 | 6-8pm | 54 Bell Street

Coinciding with the exhibition of the same name, Karen Mailley-Watt will tell some of the the stories of ordinary women in Glasgow and what they did during the First World War. Karen is currently a PhD candidate at the Glasgow School of Art & University of Glasgow researching Scottish female designers since 1880.

Casci Ritchie is an independent dress historian specialising in 20th century fashion and will tell us more about women’s lives in Glasgow in the first half of the 20th century inlcuding how Hollywood cinema influenced the way women dressed.

Image: © Tenement House, National Trust for Scotland

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