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Women of the Necropolis

12th April, 2015, 2:00pm to 4:00pm

£6.00 – £10.00
Clare Balding recording 'Ramblings' radio programme with GWL at the Necropolis
Clare Balding recording 'Ramblings' radio programme with GWL at the Necropolis
Clare Balding recording ‘Ramblings’ radio programme with GWL at the Necropolis

Experience our fantastic women’s history walking tour which digs the dirt on Victorian society, unearths women’s achievements and exhumes the histories of women buried in Glasgow’s Necropolis, as featured in Clare Balding’s book Walking Home.

Our tour guides will tell the stories of both the notorious and forgotten women buried in these atmospheric surroundings. Gain a brand new angle on Glasgow’s beautiful, renowned Victorian cemetery.

Sunday 12th April, 2pm (£10/£6)

This walk will be taking place again on Saturday 23rd May if you are not able to make the April Date.


Tickets must be booked in advance. This events 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.

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. Also, please note that the library is closed on a Saturday and Sunday so last minute bookings cannot be taken and messages will not be picked up until the Monday morning.

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 any thing, 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.


Check out this short video with highlights from our East End Women’s Heritage Walk. Produced by Marco Federici for STV Glasgow and featured on The Riverside Show. ©2014 STV Glasgow


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12th April, 2015
2:00pm to 4:00pm
£6.00 – £10.00
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Glasgow Women’s Library
0141 550 2267
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Glasgow Necropolis
Glasgow, G4 0U2 + Google Map