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One day we will not be defined by what gender we are ... 

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Herstory London Tours

If you are looking for your kings and Queens of England Blue Badge knowledge I am not your woman.  However if you want to know about my London; the London of women who have kicked arse then I am your guide!

Photograph Dave Morse
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Women of Mayfair from Monarchs to Mistresses & More.
 

Mayfair is not an area normally associated with trendsetters but during it's time it has played host to some characters of distinction.. 

£10

Begins and Ends at Green Park Tube station Stratton Street exit.  Approx 4 miles


 
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Movers & Shakers  of Marylebone

From the most beautiful love story to the downfall of the British Government.  Women of interest abound in this wonderful district.

This takes in the Christmas lights of Oxford St

£10

Begins at Bakers Street and finishes in Marble Arch Tube  Approx 4.5 miles 


 
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Whitechapel Wimmin!

From Anarchists to Philanthropists.  Women of the East End have more grit than a John Wayne cowboy film. We discover Whitechapel's secret past and enjoy Stepney Green and Spitalfields colour pasts.

£10 

Begins at Whitechapel tube . Ends at Liverpool Street tube. Approx 3 miles

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Bohemian Bloomsbury Babes

We take a trip round the home turf of literary babes.. Our tour takes us round Georgian and Victorian squares with scandal and quite possibly the most women focused area in the city

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Deeds Not Words

 Walk in the footsteps of Emmeline Pankhurst, Charlotte Despard & many more who braved the consequences for emancipation.

2hr 30 tour with a stop for refreshments

£10 

Begins in St James Park tube (Petty France exit) . Ends at Embankment tube. Approx 3 miles

Photograph Juliet Anson
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Fleet Street Femmes!

Literary Queens and Mistresses who sought revenge!  This tour takes us from Westminster to through Fleet Street and the Inns to Holborn.

2.30 tour with a stop for refreshments

   £10 

Begins at Temple tube finishes in Chancery Lane

Photograph Juliet Anson
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 Brilliant Bermondsey women

Bermondsey, south of the river has had a history of unionism and patriotism and dissolution. Early 'stews' made way for factories with conditions beyond comprehension. Knowing that 'no one was coming for them' the women took up their own fight! The bosses were made to listen.

£10 

Begins and Ends at London Bridge Station.

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Square Mile Sisters!

Walk round an area famous for men and explode that glass ceiling with women firsts. This is the oldest part of the city with the newest buildings so the contrast is astounding.

   £10 

Begins at St Pauls tube Ends at Bank

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The Bow Belles 
 

From the matchstick girl strike of 1888 to the birth of Fish n Chips, Sylvia Pankhurst and Gandhi's visit at the request of the Lester sisters! This area is just full of surprises.

£10

Begins and finishes at Bow Road Underground.


 
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Lisson Grove & Regents Park

A tale of two cities with the slums surrounding Marylebone station in the 19th century to the opulence of Regents Park. The women who changed the world! 

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