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Women of the Merchant City Walk (Launch 2009)

Merchant City Heritage Walk

1st July at 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Scandal, vice, radicalism, regeneration and revival… Discover another side to this area as we retrace the footsteps of women who gave birth in the Maternity Hospital on Rottenrow and picture ourselves as the jury in a sensational Victorian murder trial in an arsenic poisoning case.

Necropolis Women’s Heritage Walk

8th July at 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Take a stroll through this atmospheric Victorian cemetery while our tour guides bring back to life the notorious and forgotten women buried there. This is a hilly walk but the views across Glasgow and the insights on women's history are spectacular!

The Suffrage Oak

West End Women’s Heritage Walk

22nd July at 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Glasgow’s West End- the home of rousing radicals, tireless teachers and steadfast suffragettes! Learn all about the women of the area on our West End Heritage Walk.

Women of the Gorbals Heritage Walk

5th August at 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

This tour highlights suffragettes, Jewish and Asian immigrants, hawkers and weavers, all of whom have inhabited this part of Glasgow, often facing daily challenges to make ends meet, but using their resourcefulness and creativity to strive and thrive.

East End Women’s Heritage Walk

18th August at 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

This tour focuses on some of the achievements and struggles of the resourceful and industrious women of Bridgeton and Calton, and explores the radical nature of the area which gave birth to them.

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