Langside Library

Battlefield Writers Collective- Beyond the Battlefield

Battlefield Writers Collective- Beyond the Battlefield
Dates and times
16th Nov 2023
6:00PM - 7:30PM
Adult, Over 14s only. Under 16s must be accompanied by an adult.

Following the publication and successful launch of the first volume of Tales of the Battlefield, the Battlefield Writers’ Collective is delighted to announce the launch of the second volume of an exciting new collection of short stories and poems from Twenty-eight local authors and poets.

This is a free interactive event supported by the Scottish Book Trust, open to all members of the public and will include:

•            A short introduction to the work of the Battlefield Writers’ Collective

•            Brief readings from a cross-section of short stories and poems from the new anthology read by the writers/poets

•            An interactive Q & A with the audience

•            How you could participate in future collections from the Collective.

•            An opportunity for audience members to meet the authors and poets over refreshments.

Come along and support your local writing community and Book Week Scotland

To book your free place please email: or phone Langside Library: 0141 276 0777

Accessibility guides

Read the accessibility guide for Langside Library on AccessAble

Accessible toilets

The accessible toilet is 25m (27yd) from the accessible entrance, located adjacent to the main entrance.

Read our autism-friendly guide to Langside Library.

Assistance dogs

Assistance dogs are welcome. We can provide a bowl of water for an assistance dog.

Wheelchair access

Baby changing

Baby feeding


This venue does not have its own car park.

Photography and video recording

On occasion, Glasgow Life will be on the premises to film and take photos.

Study spaces

Free wifi

Location Map

Designed by Glasgow School of Art Students in the 1920’s, the twenty-one foot by seven foot mural for Langside Library was entitled ‘Queen Mary at the Battle of Langside’ and was official handed over to the Corporation of the City of Glasgow on the 6th January 1920. 

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