A Walk Through the Belfast Cemetery: Tragic & Inspiring Stories of Twenty Women

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Audio tour
Audio tour in English
Route length: 3 km
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Duration 3h
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Hosted by Making the Future - Women in the Archives
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  • You'll receive a self-guided audio tour right after booking
  • Explore the cemetry securing scary and illustrous stories of Belfast women with in-app audio tour
  • Discover the Belfast Blitz Memorial Stone honored to the victims of air raids in 1941
  • Get inspired by the story of Wilhemina Tredennick who dedicated her entire life to help deaf people
  • Visit the memorial to Anne Marjorie Robinson — the famous artist born in Belfast
  • Learn the history of the Northern Irish conflict while visiting the grave of its first female victim
Take this in-app audio tour of the Belfast City Cemetry to learn the story of women who played important roles in the history of Belfast. You will see the grave of the woman who fully devoted her life to saving the people of Belfast. Dr. Elizabeth Gould Bell was the first woman to graduate and practice medicine in Ulster and in Belfast. Continue to the Belfast Blitz Memorial Stone, dedicated to those who were killed in the air raids of the Belfast Blitz in 1941, and learn about the greatest losses of life in any raid outside London during the Blitz. Back then, people used to live in severe conditions which were especially hard for children. You will hear the sad story of the McCutcheon family whose ten children died from diseases such as pneumonia, diphtheria, convulsions, and congested lungs. Visit the place where an innocent victim of a petrol bombing in the Northern Irish conflict of 1966 was buried. Matilda Gould was the first person injured and the first woman to die as a result of this conflict. Then, you will discover the burial of an outstanding female artist, Anne Marjorie Robinson, who exhibited in London, including the Royal Academy. You will be amazed to know what kind of portrait she made for the royal family. Finish the tour at the grave of Clara Copley, an incredibly strong woman in a man's world.

What's included

  • Self-guided audio tour for your smartphone on the WeGoTrip app
  • Detailed route from stop to stop with live GPS map on your smartphone
  • Earphones — you should bring your own
  • Earphones and smartphone are not included – bring your own
  • In-person tour guide

Places you will visit

The route of the tour goes within circle
Belfast City Cemetery
Falls Road, 511

Attractions on the route

Download the app and the digital audio tour on your smartphone before the visit. You will find recommendations on how to get to the staring point in the first step of the tour. If you have any questions or need any assistance, please email us at support@wegotrip.com.
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