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Women of the Gorbals Heritage Walk

1st April, 2017 at 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

£6 - £10

Our first Women’s Heritage Walk south of the river!

Women of the Gorbals Heritage Walk, Saturday 1st April, 2pm to 4pm

Gorbals Walk Credit: GWL

This guided tour will take you on a time travelling journey from the Napoleonic Wars to the modern day New Gorbals. Our tour guides will bring alive suffragettes, Jewish and Asian immigrants, hawkers and weavers, all of whom have inhabited this part of Glasgow, often facing daily challenges to make ends meet, but using their resourcefulness and creativity to survive and thrive.


The content was totally fascinating. The tour guides were both knowledgeable and very enthusiastic. Loved it all! – Previous tour participant


Tickets must be booked in advance. This event costs £10 full price. Select the number of tickets you want to book below, or come in to the Library to book.

We offer subsidised places at £6 for students, people on a low income, unemployed or those in receipt of benefit and Friends of GWL. Children 15 and under can attend the walks for free but must be accompanied by an adult. If you are eligible for a subsidised place select the subsidised ticket below, or come in to the Library to book.

If you have a Heritage Walk Voucher, select a ticket below and when you reach the checkout, enter the code written on the back of the voucher as the coupon code.

All places must be paid for in advance as tour guides are not able to handle money on the day of the walk. Start point for the walk will be given in a confirmation email approximately 1 week prior to the walk and we will confirm once payment is received. Please check your spam or junk email folders if you have not received this in your inbox.

We ask that you do not bring dogs (or other pets) other than guide dogs along on the walks. Contact us if you are unsure about anything, we are happy to answer any questions.

Should you need to cancel a booking for any reason please see our Women’s Heritage Walks Cancellation Policy.

Check out our full programme of Women Make History events here, including more walks, a heritage bike ride, reading events and more.


Out of stock!Women of the Gorbals (01/04/2017) Full Price£10.00
Out of stock!Women of the Gorbals (01/04/2017) Subsidised£6.00


1st April, 2017
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
£6 - £10
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Glasgow Women’s Library
0141 550 2267


GWL in Landressy Street
23 Landressy Street
Glasgow, G40 1BP United Kingdom
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0141 550 2267