Jessie Stephen (1893-1979) was a twentieth-century British suffragette, labour activist and local councillor, who spent much of her life in Glasgow.
We asked you to tell us about the landmarks celebrating women near you and you rose to the challenge. So here are some of the women we’ve been introduced to thanks to you. Please keep them coming!
Our usual programme of guided Women’s Heritage Walks hasn’t gone ahead, but that shouldn’t stop you from getting to know your area through the lives of women. We’ve got some inspiration and resources to get you started…
Hi all! My names Ashley and I’m excited to be volunteering at GWL attending and writing about events. The Heritage Walk was amazing and incredibly informative of amazing women in Glasgow’s East End. I can’t wait to attend others.
Following our nomination of the “Barras Queen” Maggie McIver, Historic Environment Scotland have announced that she will now be recognised thanks to a Commemorative Plaque to be placed on the Barrowlands Ballroom.
It’s Spring, the sun is making sporadic appearances, and our Women’s Heritage Walks have begun! Why not come along and get some fresh air whilst learning about women you’ll be astonished you didn’t know about before…
See the city in a new light with our Women’s Heritage Walks which are back for Spring!
GWL nominated the Suffragette Oak for the recognition of Scotland’s Tree of the Year and now we need your help to secure this accolade by voting for this much loved tree online. Find out how here.
You can now book for our Women’s Heritage Walks or Heritage Bike Rides this Autumn. We have a whole host of weekend events putting the hidden heroines of Glasgow in the spotlight to inform and inspire you.
Women Make History, and we want the world to know! Join us for one of our Women’s Heritage Walks taking place this Spring and Summer.