31 March @ 11.00 am - 1.00 pm
With a title inspired by the Eyshes Chayil prayer, discover the stories Jewish and non-Jewish women alike who made an impact on the Jewish community of the East End in this walking tour of Whitehchapel and Spitalfields.
Weave through the backstreets of Whitechapel and Spitalfields and discover the inspirational stories of Alice Model and her maternity hospital, Miriam Moses and her youth work, the philanthropy of the Rothschild ladies, suffragette and local politician Minnie Lansbury and local GP, Hannah Billig.
Camden, Amy's spiritual home, was once a center for transport, the ice trade, and piano making. Later, Camden Lock became the home of 'urban grunge' and music poured out of the pubs and converted warehouses. It is an area full of contrasts and this tour profiles Camden's musical heritage from Pink Floyd to Oh Calcutta and Madness to MTV and ends at the Jewish Museum London.
Discover the streets where fact has often merged with fiction. From 'The Children of the Ghetto' to 'The People of the Abyss' and 'Chicken Soup', the streets of the Jewish East End in and around Brick Lane have inspired Jewish and non-Jewish writers throughout the centuries to the present day