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Women's History Walk - Avril's Walks and Talks: a free guided tour of black women's history in Tottenham

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Women's History Walk - Avril's Walks and Talks: a free guided tour of black women's history in Tottenham

Time: March 31, 2019 from 11am to 1pm
Location: Costa Coffee (Seven Sisters)
Street: Tottenham High Road
City/Town: Tottenham
Website or Map: http://www.haringey.gov.uk/br…
Phone: 020 8808 8772
Event Tag: walk, local, history, women's, free, event, heritage
Posted By: Bruce Castle Museum
Latest Activity: Feb 24, 2019

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Event Description

Marking the end of Women’s History Month in Haringey, join guide Avril Nanton (external link) on a walk, taking in the historic heart of Tottenham from the High Road to Bruce Castle. Along the way, discover more about the lives of local black women from the past three centuries who have lived, worked and made history in Tottenham.

From Sarah Claret at All Hallows in 1770 and nurse Sister Freda in the 1880s, to more recent histories of the seven sisters who planted trees and Tottenham’s first black comedy club run by a woman - come along and hear their fascinating stories, and those of many other African/ Caribbean women of Tottenham.

Organised in association with Bruce Castle Museum.

  • Starts: Meet outside Costa Coffee Tottenham (N15 4RR) at 11am, by the junction of Tottenham High Road/West Green Road, near Seven Sisters tube station
  • Ends: At Bruce Castle Museum, Lordship Lane, Tottenham N17 8NU
  • Maximum number on tour is 20 people

Booking essential. Please email: museum.services@haringey.gov.uk to book your place for this walk.

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