Ada Salter: Beautifying Bermondsey – Guided Walk
Join Oonagh Gay and Sue McCarthy on a walk celebrating the life and achievements of Bermondsey’s Ada Salter. Ada was the first female Mayor in London and the first Labour woman mayor in the British Isles. She loved singing and plants; with her husband, local doctor and MP Dr Alfred Salter, she made a significant impact on health, housing, employment and labour relations in Bermondsey.
Specially designed for the Festival, this circular walk explores her achievements and the ethical Socialism that underpinned them. Last about 90 minutes
Oonagh & Sue are qualified London guides who specialise in uncovering the hidden histories of London’s women.
Cost £5 – Maximum 20 places 12pm and 4pm