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Women of the Gorbals Heritage Walk

9th July at 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

£6.00 – £10.00
It’s a sunny day with a cloudless blue sky. People are strolling along a walkway by the side of the river Clyde. There is a bridge and tower block in the background.

Our sell out women’s heritage walks, led by our volunteer tour guides, show Glasgow’s neighbourhoods in a new light, making visible the often hidden and overlooked contributions women have made to the city.

Pick up a Stamp as you Stomp loyalty card when you attend a walk, do all 6 of our walks and get a very special Women Make history treat!

Women of the Gorbals Heritage Walk, Saturday 9th July, 2pm to 4pm, £6/10, 16+

It’s a sunny day with a cloudless blue sky. People are strolling along a walkway by the side of the river Clyde. There is a bridge and tower block in the background.
Credit: Maryanne Hartness

This guided walk will take you on a time travelling journey, from the Napoleonic Wars to modern day New Gorbals, highlighting the Suffragettes, Jewish and Asian immigrants, hawkers, and weavers who have inhabited the area over the centuries.

To find out more about our other women’s heritage walks and trails, including downloadable maps and audio tours visit: https://womenslibrary.org.uk/discover-our-projects/women-make-history/womens-heritage-walks/

Very friendly and well informed guides. I saw parts of Glasgow I did not know existed.” – Heritage Walk participant

Booking

This event is open to all. There are two ticket options for this event: a £10 ticket and a £6 ticket. Our walks raise funds for the Library. Please choose the ticket which you feel most able to pay. We offer the £6 ticket if you are a Friend of GWL. All places must be paid for in advance as tour guides are not able to handle money on the day of the walk. Select the number of tickets you want to book below, or come in to the Library to book.

A week before the walk we will email all those who’ve booked with information including the meeting point for the walk. Please check your spam or junk email folders if you have not received this in your inbox. We ask that you do not bring dogs other than guide dogs along on the walks. Should you need to cancel a booking for any reason please see our Women’s Heritage Walks Cancellation Policy.

Accessibility

This walk takes place on pavements around the Gorbals and is not very hilly. If you’d like to speak to someone about the walk in advance and let us know your access needs, please contact us – we are happy to answer any questions.

Large print versions of the tour guides’ scripts are available on the day.

Tickets

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Gorbals Walk £10 (9/7/22)
£ 10.00
Gorbals Walk £6 (9/7/22)
£ 6.00

Details

Date:
9th July
Time:
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Cost:
£6.00 – £10.00
Event Categories:
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Organizer

Glasgow Women’s Library
Phone:
0141 550 2267
Email:
info@womenslibrary.org.uk
View Organizer Website

Location

Gorbals Women’s Heritage Walk Meeting Point
167-169 Stockwell Street
Glasgow, G1 4SP United Kingdom
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