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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.
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.
Let us guide you along the East End’s excellent cycle paths and along the Clyde to Glasgow Green, stopping along the way to share some key events in women’s cycling history.
Take a stroll through this atmospheric Victorian cemetery while our tour guides bring back to life the notorious and forgotten women buried here.
From the bustle of Sauchiehall Street to the quiet and leafy back streets, Garnethill is full of surprises and has been home to many remarkable women, including Margaret Macdonald Mackintosh and other lesser known Glasgow Girls.