Archive programme from the National Library of Scotland
Presented by Shona Thomson, A Kind of Seeing
This programme of archive films from Scotland’s Moving Image Archive celebrates women’s achievements and pioneering spirit. From suffragette surgeons and nurses, intrepid Highland postwomen, arctic dog-sled journeys to keep fit exercises for the correct posture. Also featured are films made by renowned Scottish filmmakers, Margaret Tait and Jenny Gilbertson and a glimpse into women film technicians at work. Come and experience women’s contribution to Scottish history with some remarkable achievements and join us for a blether afterwards about women who have inspired you.