Words, Women and War
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Words, Women and War

  • 11

    Nov

    Words, Women and War 15:00 - 17:00 Undercliffe Cemetery BD3 0QD
  • The forgotten female voices of the Great War can now be heard.

     

    Irene Lofthouse as Betty. Pic: Tony O’Connell

    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.

    https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/words-women-and-war-tickets-51246698254?ref=estw

     

     

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