East End Women’s Heritage Walk
Glasgow Women's Library, meet Front of House desk, 23 Landressy Street, G40 1BP
The women of the East End have always had to be resourceful and industrious simply to survive. This walking tour focuses on some of their achievements and struggles, and the radical nature of the area which gave birth to them. Learn about the women of the Templeton carpet factory, the suffragettes, the brazen women of Glasgow Green, Battling Betty, the woman who set up the Barras and many, many more! Beginning and ending at the unique Glasgow Women’s Library this is a wonderful opportunity to discover the hidden histories of Glasgow’s women.
Sun 22nd, 2pm; 120 mins
Meeting point: Glasgow Women's Library Front of House desk. Some spaces available on the day first come first served.
Booking available - opens 1st September at 10am
Accessibility: Fully accessible - the majority of the route is on wide even pavements by main roads, or flat paths through Glasgow Green. The walk is at a gentle pace and a flat route, led by GWL tour guides with stops all along the way to find out about women's heritage in the East End.
Facilities: the walking tour starts and ends at GWL where there are toilets, wheelchair accessible toilets, and seating.
Nearest Train/Subway: Bridgeton
Parking: There is a small area of land directly opposite our building which can be used for parking. There is a space on the street outside the Library that is reserved for visitors with mobility issues.