Rachel Kolsky's Women's London tours

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.

Women's London: A Tour Guide to Great Lives by Rachel Kolsky

£14.99 paperback

ISBN: 9781504800822

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

Bookings: waterstones.com/events

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)


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)

Bookings: museumoflondon.org.uk

Wed 25th April, 11am

National Portrait Gallery, St Martin's Place, London WC2H 0HE


Through portraits, artists and sitters, explore the fascinating journey of women in Britain through the centuries.

Tickets £15

Bookings: www.jw3.org.uk

Thursday 3rd May, 11am

Thursday 24th May, 11am


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.

Tickets £15

More information and bookings: golondontours.com