Author Archives: Sue McCarthy
IN LINE WITH MANY OTHERS OUR RESPONSE TO THE MOST RECENT GOVERNMENT GUIDANCE ON COVID-19/CORONAVIRUS IS TO CANCEL OUR WALKS AND TOURS FOR THE NEXT COUPLE OF MONTHS. STAY SAFE AND WE LOOK FORWARD TO WALKING WITH YOU AGAIN SOON. … Continue reading
All our walks this March have a women’s theme. There are spies and socialists, politicians and pacifists, suffragists and scientists, medics and mystery writers. And of course we take you to to some lovely and lesser known London places. Our … Continue reading
The second of our new Wednesday Walks! this week If the name Dorothy L Sayers simply conjures up an image of Edward Petherbridge or Ian Carmichael portraying a ‘silly ass’ aristocratic sleuth with a monocle, perhaps it is time to … Continue reading
A version of this post first appeared on the Footprints of London blog. Section 13 of The Capital Ring between Stoke Newington and Hackney Wick may be one of the shortest but it is certainly richly varied. Most of the … Continue reading
We have added some new dates for walks over the coming weeks and put up a list of the women focussed walks that we offer.
I was recently fortunate enough to see ZooNation: The Kate Prince Company’s production of SYLVIA at The Old Vic. Maria Omakinwa, who had stepped into the title role of suffragette Sylvia Pankhurst at very short notice, put up a great … Continue reading
Born on this day 1847 to a family of extraordinary women.
Excellent evening recently at WORLDwrite in #Hackney to see a screening of their Sylvia Pankhurst documentary. You can see a clip here: Source: Sylvia Pankhurst – Everything is possible
One hundred years ago today, on 6th February 1918, the Representation of the the People Act 1918 received Royal Assent and passed into law. Continue reading