Mapping Where are the Women onto the Knight Map of Glasgow, with author Sara Sheridan

Step into a captivating journey that intertwines the past and the present as Glasgow City Heritage Trust proudly presents an exclusive collaboration with acclaimed author Sara Sheridan. Join us as the pages of history come alive on the contemporary canvas of the Trust’s Knight Map of the city.

“Where are the Women?” by Sara Sheridan uncovers the hidden stories and remarkable contributions of women who have shaped Glasgow’s vibrant tapestry over the centuries. Discover the untold tales of pioneers, artists, activists, and visionaries who defied the limitations of their times. In this video, we invite you to witness the magic unfold as Sara herself guides us through the city’s streets, mapping the lives and legacies of these remarkable women onto Will Knight’s meticulously crafted contemporary illustrated map.

At Glasgow City Heritage Trust, we’re passionate about preserving and celebrating the rich heritage that forms the foundation of this incredible city. This collaboration reflects our commitment to bridging eras and inspiring conversations, underscoring the importance of recognising the often overlooked narratives that have shaped our historic environment.

Join us as we embark on a virtual voyage through Glasgow’s past, present, and future. Like, share, and immerse yourself in this unique convergence of storytelling and heritage!

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The Map

“I feel like a bird soaring over the city when I gaze upon Sulman’s map, every nook and cranny with every detail so exact.

I can see where I came from and where I’m at.”

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