Merchant City Festival: Women of the Merchant City GWL July 26, 2015


Merchant City Festival: Women of the Merchant City

Glasgow Women’s Library

July 26, 2015 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm


£6.00 / £10.00

Uncover the Merchant City’s hidden history during this walking tour around Glasgow’s cosmopolitan hub part of the Merchant City Festival.

Join Glasgow Women’s Library tour guides as they uncover the female stars that stud the fabric of this famous quarter. Scandal, vice, radicalism, regeneration and revival are topics highlighted by our original tour.

Sunday 26th July, 2pm (£10/£6)

Starting Point: Rottenrow, Glasgow G4

Check out the full programme of Women Make History events here, there are 4 other Women’s Heritage Walks and a Clydeside Heritage Bike Ride you can take part in. Why not bag them all this summer.


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.

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.

Please do not bring dogs (or other pets) other than guide dogs along on the walks. Contact with any questions:

0141 550 2267

Email:[email protected]


Should you need to cancel a booking for any reason please see  Women’s Heritage Walks Cancellation Policy.

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