The forgotten female voices of the Great War can now be heard.
Irene Lofthouse brings to life the stories of four Yorkshire women’s contributions to The Great War. Bradford-born Alberta, VAD, poet, friend of Agatha Christie & JB Priestley. Leeds-based Dorothy, its youngest Mayoress in 1913, socialite, PALS fundraiser, poet, Yorkshire dialect & Romany lore expert. Harrogate lass Betty, YMCA volunteer driver of wounded in France. York woman Flora, frontline fighter with the Serbians.
This one-woman show lasts approx. 45 minutes; performance followed by audience Q&A.
Sunday, November 11th at 3pm
The Lodge, Undercliffe Cemetery, 127 Undercliffe Lane BD3 0DW
Irene Lofthouse, Edinburgh Fringe 4* performer, directed by Yvette Huddleston.
‘Superb & moving performance’ Deputy Bus Editor, Yorkshire Post.
‘What a superb and moving performance of these women. Thank you.‘ HE Bates archivist and author
‘Fantastic; you transported me. Such interesting lives.’ Saltaire Festival
Tickets £5.00 are limited to 30.