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Wise Woman's Meet Up - London.
Wise Woman's Meet Up - London.

Sat, 23 Apr

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South Bank

Wise Woman's Meet Up - London.

Join us in London, share a meal & visit Crossbones Cemetery where we will honour those women who were not honoured in life.

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23 Apr 2022, 13:30

South Bank, South Bank, London, UK

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About the event

Join us in London, share a meal, a walk & visit Crossbones Cemetery

Meeting near Waterloo Train Station, a wander along the South Bank, share a meal together, perhaps nip in the Tate Modern if the weather is particularly British & attend the evening candle-lit vigil at Crossbone Cemetery. 

It feels important as Wise/Medicine Women to honour those who's found Crossbones to be their final resting place. 

To acknowledge and know those who are and were considered outsiders; offer our medicine to sooth, an open heart for release and say prayers for any remaining hungry ghosts.

Cross Bones is a disused post-medieval burial ground on Redcross Way in Southwark, south London.[2] Up to 15,000 people are believed to have been buried there. It was closed in 1853.

Cross Bones is thought to have been established originally as an unconsecrated graveyard for prostitutes, or "single women", who were known locally as "Winchester Geese" because they were licensed by the Bishop of Winchester to work within the Liberty of the Clink.[1][3] The area lay outside the jurisdiction of the City of London and as a consequence became known for its brothels and theatres, as well as bull and bear baiting, activities not permitted within the City itself. By 1769 it had become a pauper's cemetery servicing St. Saviour's parish. Wikipedia

Full details of the day will be shared on booking. 

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    A free social event to meet and share with other Wise Women.

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