A Belfast Bus Tour with a Feminist Twist
Despite the wealth of feminist activism in Belfast’s history, the current bus tours in Belfast’s City Centre would have you thinking that women contributed very little to Belfast’s 400 year history. While the feats of the big men like Hewitt, Carson, McCracken, etc are shoved in tourist faces again and again, Belfast feminists being the shrewd group they are, got on a bus to discover for themselves the unsung heroines who have helped create Belfast into what it is today.
A coalition of women’s organisations across Belfast, including the Women’s Tech and the Women’s Resource and Development Agency, worked together in order to create the first of it’s kind; an informative, fun and feminist tour of our fair city. The women in Belfast’s past have been notable for many reasons. The wide range of women mentioned reveal just how neglected this area of historical…
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