Women's London: a guide to great lives

Hosted by the LSE Library

Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building, United Kingdom


Rachel Kolsky

Blue Badge Guide who runs Go London Tours.


Dr Anne Summers

Chair of the Friends of the Women's Library.

Rachel Kolsky talks on the sights, statues, plaques and buildings associated with famous and not so famous women who have left their mark on London's heritage, culture and society.

An event in LSE Library's series of activities marking the centenary of some women getting the vote in 1918.

Prize-winning Blue Badge Guide Rachel Kolsky (@golondontours), runs Go London Tours and specialises in discovering women's history.

Dr Anne Summers is Chair of the Friends of the Women's Library and Honorary Research Fellow of Birkbeck, University of London.

The British Library of Political and Economic Science was founded in 1896, a year after the London School of Economics and Political Science. It has been based in the Lionel Robbins Building since 1978 and houses many world class collections, including The Women's Library.

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