Learn the story of the suffragette who was so excited by the cause she bought the WSPU tea set twice, the remarkable woman who put up Ghandi in the East End, Britain’s first ever female firefighter, and the Berwickshire Granarchists.
Who is this course for?
This tour is for anyone interested in feminist and women’s history.
This tour goes down into our archive store, and we regret that this tour is not accessible to anyone who uses a wheelchair or who is unable to use steps or stairs.
Need to Know
- 18:30 - 19:30
- Colleen Goldspink
- Max Students
- No. of Sessions
Meet the guide
Colleen Goldspink is the Deputy Library and Special Collections Manager at Bishopsgate Institute and is responsible for both the physical collections at Bishopsgate Institute, and ensuring the long-term preservation and accessibility of the growing digital collections. She qualified as an archivist in 2018, gaining an Archives and Records Management Masters at UCL, and has worked at the Institute since 2016. She is particularly interested in Feminist and Women’s history, Irish history and the Irish diaspora in London, and the history of protest and campaigning.