This event has finished Took place on: Saturday, 8th Sep 2018
This tour will explore the lives of the women connected to the cathedral from the Victorian pioneers such as Octavia Hill and Isbella Gilmore to the benefactors such as Dorothy Appleby and Elizabeth Newcomen who provided funds for poor people in south London. Uncover the impact of Queen Mary I on the life of the cathedral and the people she condemned to death in this building. Learn about the story of the early convent and the lives of those living in Southwark's infamous brothels.
Come join us in remembering the forgotten stories of women in Southwark.
About our Guides
Our Cathedral guides undertake extensive training to learn 900 years of cathedral history and volunteer their time to deliver tour and walks for the cathedral. Many of them also work as City of London Guides and Greenwich Guides and are very knowledgeable on a wide range of subjects that they share with those who attend their tours.
Please meet by the Welcome desk.
Spaces are strictly limited so early booking is recommended.
What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?
The Cathedral is located a 5 minute walk from London Bridge Mainline and Underground Station. A number of buses also serve the local area and other underground stations nearby are Cannon Street and Monument.
Unfortunately there is no parking available at the Cathedral.
Where can I contact the organiser with any questions?
Please email the Visitor & Tour Officer Ruth Miller at firstname.lastname@example.org
Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
What is the refund policy?
Tickets are non-refundable unless this event is cancelled.
The name on the registration/ticket doesn't match the attendee. Is that okay?
Yes, no problem at all.
Contact and Booking Details
More information at this website.
Reserve tickets at this website2018-09-08 2018-09-08 Europe/London Women of Southwark - The Untold Story Tour This tour will explore the lives of the women connected to the cathedral from the Victorian pioneers such as Octavia Hill and Isbella Gilmore to the benefactors such as Dorothy Appleby and Elizabeth N https://www.ianvisits.co.uk/calendar/2018/09/08/women-of-southwark-the-untold-story-tour-174612 Southwark Cathedral,London Bridge,,London