The East End has been an important area throughout London's rich history. A place of refuge, change, idealism but also crime and poverty, it's full of stories that draw in locals and tourists alike. In these streets, you can experience and learn about the people that call this area home, alternative culture, dynamic street art and much more. For decades people have visited the East End on walking tours that focus only on Crime, Poverty or Jack the Ripper. Our walking tour aims to change the way the East End is experienced, both by highlighting the Women involved in the area's vibrant history but also by giving Women like those killed by Jack the Ripper, a voice, by telling their story.
The walking tour will include the stories and locations important to the 'first feminist' Mary Wollstonecraft, the women who were victims of the Whitechapel Murders 1888-1891, the East London Suffragettes including Sylvia Pankhurst as well as the Match Strike of 1888, plus much more about what life was like for a Women throughout the East Ends History.
The Women of the East End walking tour starts everyday at 10am and 2pm and will last 2.5-3 hours, (please note a booking is required) the tour costs £15.00 per person and includes a professional and experienced tour guide (discounts for students, seniors and children can be found when booking below).
The walking tour will start at the Kinder Transport Memorial, which can be found when exiting Liverpool Street Station, EC2M 7NX.
Please note that this tour involves a short journey on the London Underground, so please bring an Oyster/Contactless card or a travel card which is valid in Zone 2.
If you are interested in joining our Women of the East End walking tour, you can book below, or contact us via email or telephone.
We look forward welcoming you on our walking tour and sharing the stories of the Women of the East End.