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ONLINE EXPERIENCE

Herstory; a Feminist Tour of Britain

London, United KingdomPart of Airbnb Online Experiences

Online experience hosted by Amy

90 minsHosted in English
Join online
Meet your host live on Zoom.
Up to 10 people
Private groups available for up to 30.

What you'll do

Do you know the difference between a Suffragette and a Suffragist? How many years you get in prison for interrupting Winston Churchill? The "scientific" method for rooting out a witch?

This powerful online experience combines two highly-rated Airbnb Experiences (with over 250 5* reviews!) exploring the history of British feminism.

Using photographs, maps & props, we'll travel virtually across the UK to meet fierce women from England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales who changed the course of British history. From scientists and activists to creatives and downright bad-ass women who said "no" to the patriarchy (and often paid the price). You'll hear stories from the first century AD to WW2 and Trump-era America which will show you who really runs the world (do I hear "girls!"?).

Make the experience as interactive as you'd like by answering pop-quiz questions and guessing the ending to stories. We LOVE questions, so don't be shy! You'll meet other people from across the world who are passionate about equality - what could be better?

This experience is fantastic for team building and corporate events. Book a private instance now or get in touch with your bespoke needs. This experience is rated a solid PG13 (strong language), so let us know if you are bringing any littl'uns.

Looking forward to stamping through the shards of the glass ceiling with you.
Do you know the difference between a Suffragette and a Suffragist? How many years you get in prison for interrupting Winston Churchill? The "scientific" method for rooting out a witch?

This powerful online experience combines two highly-rated Airbnb Experiences (with over 250 5* reviews!) exploring the history of British feminism.

Using photographs, maps & props, we'll travel virtually across the UK to meet fierce women from…

How to participate

  • Join a video call
    Use Zoom to participate on your desktop or mobile device. After you book you’ll receive an email with a link and details on how to join.
  • Book a private group
    Amy can host private groups of any size, up to 30 guests. Private group rates start at $207.

Meet your host, Amy

Host on Airbnb since 2014
  • 20 Reviews
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Hi, we're Sophie & Amy!

Sophie is an actor, tour guide and HUGE history buff who has been running guided tours in London for over five years. She is a passionate feminist and loves to share stories of Britain's courageous and inspirational women with anyone who's interested. Her brain is full to the brim with weird, wonderful, shocking, and often moving stories from Britain's (continuing) journey towards equality.

Amy is Child.org's Creative Producer and co-creator of The Feminist Tour of London and Queen & Rebel: Edinburgh's Fierce Women.
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Thu., Jun. 24
$21 per person
2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. (EDT)
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Thu., Jun. 24
$21 per person
4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. (EDT)
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Fri., Jun. 25
$21 per person
6:00 a.m. - 7:30 a.m. (EDT)
$21 per person

About the organization: Child.org



Child.org is no ordinary international development charity. It is an innovative, sector-leading organisation that works to spark progress in global child health. From running pregnancy support groups in rural Kenya and providing Baby Boxes and baby starter packs to mums, to sending women health messages via SMS, Child.org does what works. Visit our website to take a look at our current projects. 


This is a social impact experience where 100% of what you pay for this experience goes to Child.org.

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Rated 5.0 out of 5 from 20 reviews.

Yilin
June 2021
I really enjoyed this! Thank you so much for giving me a women's history tour of the UK. I learned a lot and would definitely recommend this.
Mary Lee
May 2021
Sophie gives a fascinating history of Women in the UK, she is an engaged story teller and her detail makes you feel like you really know the women she presents. She brings forth the intersections of gender, race and class from the 1800’s to present day. I highly recommend this experience.
Sophie gives a fascinating history of Women in the UK, she is an engaged story teller and her detail makes you feel like you really know the women she presents. She brings forth th…
Hwang
April 2021
It was really lucky to experience this tour! Thanks to her, I could know a lot of amazing hidden stories and women in UK. Her explain was so detailed and informative. The map, photo and pop quiz made me concentrate on this tour! Thank you for this wonderful tour!!
It was really lucky to experience this tour! Thanks to her, I could know a lot of amazing hidden stories and women in UK. Her explain was so detailed and informative. The map, phot…
Hatty
April 2021
The tour is fantastic! I learnt knowledge not only about feminism in London,but also the people and culture......Sophie is a good storyteller,patient and friendly. She adjusted the speed of speaking because I am not a native speaker. I could follow her. Thank you Sophie! I really like the tour!I wish one day I recommend the tour to everyone!
The tour is fantastic! I learnt knowledge not only about feminism in London,but also the people and culture......Sophie is a good storyteller,patient and friendly. She adjusted the…
Corinna
April 2021
This is such an inspiring experience about fabulous and strong women (of the past). Sophie is really a vibrant and passionate story-teller and I could have listened to her for hours. She does such a great job. (and for a good cause since the money is spent for charity). Cudos to Sophie ! Thanks. Really highly recommended.
This is such an inspiring experience about fabulous and strong women (of the past). Sophie is really a vibrant and passionate story-teller and I could have listened to her for hour…
Richard
March 2021
Fantastic tour, Sophie was an incredible storyteller and gave the stories real humanity and depth, all instilled with wonderful enthusiasm and humour. The tour was personalised on the fly and Sophie was more than happy (and eminently capable!) to be asked any questions. I was left with a thirst and excitement about learning more.
Fantastic tour, Sophie was an incredible storyteller and gave the stories real humanity and depth, all instilled with wonderful enthusiasm and humour. The tour was personalised on…

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Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Guest requirements

You’ll need an internet connection and the ability to stream audio and video to participate. A link and details on how to join will be included in your booking confirmation email.