Suffragette City - Summer Solstice - Night Walk
Join us for the summer solstice walk Suffragette City around the streets of London on Saturday 11:45pm 23rd June 2018
Meet at the southside of Tower Bridge, at the junction between Tower Bridge Road and Queen Elizabeth Street SE1 outside Sainsbury’s. Look for people with torches and fluorescent wear.
Ends at the North side of Westminster Bridge.
Artist Michelle Baharier is passionate about encouraging people to enjoy London at night through walking, sightseeing and storytelling. She invites you to join her and guest speakers in the footsteps of nightwalkers such as Charles Dickens and William Blake, but with a twist. Her Suffragette City walk will engage you in the obscure stories and hidden legacies of women in London’s Southwark, Lambeth and Westminster streets.
A night of entertainment and insight. Michelle will enlighten you about the Roman Temple of Diana, witches and female gladiators, whose bones have been found, Wonder Woman’s gaze and much more, concluding outside the Houses of Parliament at Boudicca’s sculpture, revealing the women who led the first #MeToo campaign and burnt London to the ground.
The walk is open to anyone who enjoys walking, talking and especially those who would love to walk after dark, but maybe you never do so here is your opportunity. Apparently walking for 30 minutes a day keeps the heart pumping and has the same effect as taking Prozac on prescription! Come and join in the fun.
To attend this exciting celebration honoring Suffragettes and Women's right to vote:-
Meet as stated above. Transport to meeting point Buses: RV1, 42, 78 and 188, or a short walk from London Bridge station,Tower Hill station or Tower Gateway DLR .
About Michelle Baharier: she graduated from the Slade School of Art. Her creation and promotion of the stigma-busting Largactyl Shuffle and Coolwalks through psychogeography is but one milestone in a series of successful arts/ mental health projects spanning 30 years. Michelle's leadership has been recognised with over 27 awards.
Please wear comfortable clothes and footwear. Feel free to wear something purple, white or green, and if you have a story to tell feel welcome to share (please email it in advance as above). The walk is 3.2 miles and suitable for a wheel chair users, Children under 18 need to be accompanied by an adult, if you for all other access needs please feel free to contact via the email.
Meet at the southside of Junction of Tower Bridge Road and Queen Elizabeth Street
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