Women in history
A guided tour round Minnie Lansbury's Bow, east London.
If you would like to arrange for me to take you on this guided walk, please email me.
Thanks to Andrew Gellert and Jen Blane for the photos.
Janine leads a guided walking tour of east London, tracing the life and struggles of Minnie Lansbury, Jewish socialist, suffragette, campaigner for war orphans, communist and rebel councillor.
Meet at Bow Road London Underground station at 6pm ... and finishing up with chillout and chat in Victoria Park.
Organised and believed in
Reclaim its real name
It is International
Working Women's Day
"Love and freedom are vital
To kids' upbringing"
Started as a suffragette
Became a Tory
"I had crossed the line
I was free but a stranger"
Join Janine in celebrating International Working Women's Day in verse. There will be films, discussion and socialising too.
More details to follow!
Janine will be giving a presentation about Minnie Lansbury at the Tower Hamlets Local History Library and Archives (277 Bancroft Road, London E1 4DQ) as part of Women’s History Month.
Also speaking (provisionally) will be Sarah Jackson about the East London Suffragettes.