Join one of our unique and inspiring Women’s Heritage Walks this summer and learn while taking in some sunshine (we hope).
On a sunny Sunday afternoon, the 20th May, members and friends of GWL’s East End Detective group gathered at the Mercat Cross to try out a mini taster of the walk that will eventually become the Women’s Heritage walk around the East End of Glasgow.
Wigtown Women’s Walk group have now been active for almost three and a half years. This group of dedicated volunteers from the local community have accomplished a lot with support and advice from NHS Dumfries and Galloway , Dumfries and Galloway Council, Glasgow Women’s Library – and plenty of tea, coffee and cake from the [...]
This fantastic guided walk, created by local women, charts the history and achievements of Wigtown women.
Women Make History drew me in to the library around October 2 years ago. I’d always had a soft spot for “the old days” stories my Gran would recount and hoped that getting involved would recreate a bit of Gran story warmth. I’d also missed researching since completing my history degree, and was looking to get some cogs turning again. Fairly naively, at that point I hadn’t considered the lack of recognition about Glasgow wimmen’s contribution to the city’s history. Very quickly it became clear that there were a wealth of stories about women’s achievements to be told, shared and celebrated.
Step One: Download the West End Women’s Heritage Podcast here
Step Two: Take your MP3 player, iPod, phone, or whatever device you have the walk saved on, and a set of head phones, and gather outside the Kelvingrove Art Gallery at 2pm on Sunday 19 June 2011.
Step Three: Follow the walk at your own pace, taking in each stop and meeting up with the group at various points along the way.
Step Four: Meet the stars of the podcast for coffee and questions at Kelvingrove Art Gallery from 3.30pm onwards.
As part of the West End Festival join a Women Make History walking tour within Garnethill’s confined boundaries that spotlights the women who made Garnethill into the most exciting cultural and multicultural hotspot in Glasgow.
Explore the hidden history of the West End with our new podcast, available to download now for the introductory price of just £3.
SOLD OUT! Experience this fantastic women’s history walking tour that digs the dirt on Victorian society, unearths women’s achievements and exhumes the history of some of the women buried in the Glasgow Necropolis.
This event is now fully booked Be one of the first to experience our fantastic new women’s history walking tour that digs the dirt on Victorian society, unearths women’s achievements and exhumes the history of some of the women buried in the Glasgow Necropolis.