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West End Festival: Women of the West End Heritage Walk

14th June, 2015 at 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

£6.00 – £10.00

West-End-Walk-2Join women from history, such as Mary Barbour and Agnes Dollan, on this pioneering women’s heritage walk that reveals the hidden histories of Glasgow’s West End: from pipe-smoking forewomen to revolting schoolmistresses. A unique and inspiring insight into the hitherto unsung women who made the West End.

Sunday 14th June, 2pm (£10/£6)

This women’s heritage walk is part of the West End Festival Programme. We are also holding a Glasgow Girls of Garnethill Heritage walk in the festival on Saturday 27th June – please join us for both.


Tickets must be booked in advance. This events 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. Children 15 and under can attend the walks for free but must be accompanied by an adult. 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 walk. 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.

We ask that you do not bring dogs (or other pets) other than guide dogs 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.

Check out our full programme of Women Make History events here, including more walks, a heritage bike ride, reading events and more.

Join a Glasgow Women’s Library Heritage Walk from Glasgow Women’s Library on Vimeo.


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14th June, 2015
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
£6.00 – £10.00
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Glasgow Women’s Library
0141 550 2267
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West End Walk Start Point
Outside Kelvingrove Museum and Art Gallery
Glasgow , G3 8AG
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0141 550 2267