Rachel Kolsky, author of Women's London and co-author of Jewish London, is a popular, prize-winning London Blue Badge Tourist Guide and lecturer. Focusing on the ‘human stories behind the buildings’, Rachel’s tours are fun, informative and entertaining. Find out more about her walks on her Go London Tours website.
Rachel Kolsky's events
Here is a selection of Rachel’s London events and tours, most of which in 2018 - to celebrate Vote 100 and the centenary of (some) women gaining the vote - focus on women who have helped to shape London’s heritage and culture through the centuries.
Monday 29th January, 6.30pm
Waterstones, 82 Gower Street, London WC1E 6EQ
RISE UP WOMEN! Celebrating 100 Years of the Vote
Rachel is on a discussion panel with historians Diane Atkinson (Rise Up Women!), Kat Jungnickel (Bikes and Bloomers), and Senior Curator at the Palace of Westminster Mari Takayanagi.
Tickets £6 (£4 students), including wine
Sat 5th May, 10am
Museum of London Docklands
Meet at No. 1 Warehouse, West India Quay, London E14 4AL (tour ends at Museum of London, London Wall, WC2Y 5HN)
LONDON ON WHEELS: A SUFFRAGE STORY
A vintage Routemaster bus tour around the capital with Rachel, tracing the footsteps of some of the major players in the suffrage movement.
Tickets £28 (£25 students)
Wed 25th April, 11am
National Portrait Gallery, St Martin's Place, London WC2H 0HE
WOMEN IN THE FRAME
Through portraits, artists and sitters, explore the fascinating journey of women in Britain through the centuries.
Thursday 3rd May, 11am
Thursday 24th May, 11am
SCIENCE, SUFFRAGE AND THE STAGE
With exclusive visit to The Women’s Library
On this walking tour discover an array of fascinating ladies who lived, worked, performed and studied in and around Covent Garden.
More information and bookings: golondontours.com