Category Archives: Hidden Heroines
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
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
Looking at this imposing Grade II listed church in the east London suburb of Wanstead it would be hard to imagine its very unusual history. Now well-connected by the Central Line and popular with young families, Wanstead in the 1860s … Continue reading