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Women’s Heritage Bike Ride

20th May, 2017 at 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

£6 - £10

Follow our tour guides on a gentle ride along East End’s cycle paths and the river Clyde, pausing along the way to hear of some of the exploits of women cyclists, the suffragettes’ inventive uses of bikes and the controversy provoked by Victorian women atop a wheel.

Women’s Heritage Bike Ride, Saturday 20th May, 2pm to 4pm

Women’s Heritage Bike Ride Credit: GWL

The ride will be preceded by a (completely optional) hands on session introducing objects and materials from our museum which tell the story of how women have used cycling to change their lives and the lives of others. Find out more here.

If you don’t have your own bicycle Next Bikes are available to hire from Bridgton Cross for £1 per 30 minutes. You can find out more about bike hire here.

The ride was brilliant fun!  I enjoyed the knowledge shared and the chat.” Previous participant
This event is part of the Festival of Museums


Booking is now closed for this event.

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. 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 bike ride. The bike ride will start at GWL, please meet the tour guides at the library 10 minutes before the bike ride begins. Contact us if you are unsure about anything, we are happy to answer any questions.

Find out about other similar events here.

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.


Who's Attending

6 people are attending Women’s Heritage Bike Ride

  • Sheila Talman
  • Johanna Gray
  • Ruth Miller
  • Karen D'Arcy-Kernan


Out of stock!Women's Heritage Bike Ride (20/05/2017) Subsidised£6.00
Out of stock!Women's Heritage Bike Ride (20/05/2017) Full Price£10.00


20th May, 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