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International Women's Day Walks: Legal Ladies

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International Women's Day Walks: Legal Ladies
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More than a century ago Bertha Cave was “awfully sad” she wasn’t allowed to be a law student. Others were barred from practising law even though they had legal qualifications and Gwyneth Bebb was told, in no mean terms, that a woman wasn’t even ‘a person’ in a solicitor’s world.

Yet Bertha, Gwyneth, Maud, Rose, Elizabeth and many more women in law were blazing a trail. We'll explore the legal enclaves of London to see how they together contributed to turning the page from Bertha to Brenda, Lady Hale recent president of the highest court of the land.

Run by Blue Badge Guide Jackie Clare, this special walk is part of the celebrations of International Women's Day 2020. A series of wide-ranging walks across London, run by handpicked professional guides to showcase the surprising history of London's unsung hreoines.

Find out more here: https://lookup.london/international-womens-day-walks/

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Temple Station
Temple Place
WC2R 2PH London
United Kingdom

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Look Up London

Look Up London, is a history blog and independent London walking tour company, created by award-winning blogger Katie Wignall to share the fascinating history that makes London so great. 

Look Up London is about discovering things you’ve never noticed before, we are so lucky to live in a city with layers of incredible history, so take a moment to raise your eyes above your phone and see what you can spot.

My walking tours are fun, full of mind-blowing facts and give you a real flavour of London's history. Here's what people have said on Tripadvisor;

 

  • "Katie is very personable and friendly, and has a vast store of knowledge about London at her fingertips. She has a knack of imparting just the right amount of information at each stop during the walk." Helen (Fleet Street)

  • "I've been on many many walking tours in London and this was definitively one of the best of them all." Mateus (Spitalfields)

  • "Katie does a superb job at organising a number of tours throughout key spots in London. I have been on two of the tours so far and they have both been fantastic. Filled with interesting facts, stories and history lessons, Katie's tours are certainly a step above any others that I have previously been on in London." Alex (Fleet Street and Spitalfields)
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