Two Women’s History Walks in London

Wonderful Women of Whitechapel

Wednesday 6th July, 6pm. This ever popular tour with Blue Badge Guide Rachel Kolsky visits sites associated with women who have defined Whitechapel and Spitalfields. Hear the stories of such significant figures as Eva Luckes and Edith Cavell at the London Hospital; radical campaigner Annie Besant; and philanthropists Mary Hughes and Miriam Moses. The walk also explores locations related to influential characters in the contemporary cultural scene such as artist Tracey Emin and author Monica Ali.
£10.00. Book via info@golondontours.com / 020 8883 4169. Meeting place provided on booking. 
Battling Belles of Bow

Saturday 16th July, 2.30pm. Follow in the footsteps of Sylvia Pankhurst who chose east London as the starting point for her campaign for women’s suffrage. Seeing the plight of the working women and mothers she also established a creche, restaurant and model toy factory in the area. East End women were key to the success of the Suffragette movement and this tour with Blue Badge Guide Rachel Kolsky highlights their supporters and their workplaces including the famous Bryant & May Match Factory, site of the Match girls’ strike of 1888.
£10.00. Book via info@golondontours.com / 020 8883 4169. Meeting place provided on booking.

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