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Hidden Gems of Garnethill: Map Launch for West End Festival

16th June, 2013 at 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm


West End Festival LogoCelebrate the launch of our new Garnethill Women’s Heritage Walk map during this years West End Festival.

Sunday 16th June, 2pm

Garnethill is at the heart of Glasgow’s city centre but remains an unknown quarter for many. This walk takes in its grand tenements, painted gables, miniature park, synagogue and world acclaimed architectural triumphs. These and other fascinating landmarks help us to tell the stories of some of the most remarkable achievements of women in Glasgow’s history. Within Garnethill’s confined boundaries we spotlight the women who pioneered European art movements, designed the banners for suffragette processions, created the first women’s Library in Scotland and made Garnethill into the most exciting cultural and multicultural hotspot in Glasgow.


This event costs £7.50 full price. You can purchase tickets direct from the library, Monday to Friday, 9.30am to 4.30pm.

Online bookings are now closed. If you would like to book a place you need to contact the library on 0141 248 9969 before 4.30pm on Friday 14th June. 

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.

Unfortunately on this occasion we are unable to offer free or subsidised places on our Women’s Heritage Walks for people aged 16 plus. Children 15 and under can attend the walks for free but must be accompanied by an adult. We ask that you do not bring dogs (or other pets) 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.

Hidden Gems of Garnethill Walk in April 2012


16th June, 2013
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Garnethill Area
0141 248 9969