Other UK Feminist Spaces

This section of the directory includes other feminist spaces, such as museums, bookshops, and more, which are not necessarily libraries or archives, but do include a wealth of resources for feminist book and history lovers.

Black Feminist Bookshop
A queer-Black-woman-owned project to open a bookshop in London. Watch out for popups, events and collaborations.

East End Women’s Museum
A public history project aiming to record, share, and celebrate women’s stories and voices from east London’s history. Working towards opening the East End Women’s Museum in a permanent home in Barking – in the meantime a ‘kitchen table museum’ without an office or a building.

Feminist Studies Association
The FSA is a UK and Ireland based network promoting feminist research and teaching, and women’s studies nationally and internationally. The Association works to advance women’s, feminist and gender studies as a field of knowledge, and works for the inclusion of feminist teaching, research and knowledge in all fields.

The Feminist Bookshop
Latest addition to the already colourful alternative scene in Brighton, also a cafe and events space. The bookshop seeks to support, stock and promote self-identifying female and non-binary writers, creatives and entrepreneurs in all that they do.

48 Upper N St, Brighton BN1 3FH

Friends of the Women’s Library
The Friends of The Women’s Library have supported The Women’s Library over more than thirty years, playing a vital role in promoting and ensuring the continued growth and distinctive identity of the Women’s Library.

Juno Books
Feminist and queer community bookshop in Chapel Walk in Sheffield, driven by a passion for amplifying marginalised voices, showcasing new work and highlighting independent presses.

24 Chapel Walk, Sheffield, S1 2PD

News From Nowhere Radical & Community Bookshop
Liverpool’s not-for-profit radical & community bookshop – established in 1974, and run collectively by a women workers’ co-operative.

96 Bold Street, Liverpool L1 4HY

Olive’s Book Club 
Queer, independent, anti-racist, anti-ableist and feminist book shop and activist space coming to Newcastle Upon Tyne. Currently online, looking for a shop space.

Persephone Books
Persephone Books is both a publisher and a bookstore, reprinting and selling neglected fiction and non-fiction by early women writers.

8 Edgar Buildings, Bath BA1 2EE

The Second Shelf bookshop
Stocks rare books by women, manuscripts, rediscovered books and first copies. Based in Soho, London.

14 Smith’s Court, London W1D 7DW

Vagina Museum
The world’s first bricks and mortar museum dedicated to vaginas, vulvas and the gynaecological anatomy, in London. Temporarily closed.

Women’s Museum Ireland
The Women’s Museum of Ireland is a project that aims to promote the formal recognition of the role of women in Irish history as well as the role of Irish women abroad. It currently exists as a virtual museum and temporary pop-up exhibitions.