Event

Wednesday 10 October 2018 | 7pm - 9pm

The Women's Pit Camp - Flis Callow & Caroline Poland

The Women's Pit Camp - Flis Callow & Caroline Poland

Wednesday 10 October 2018
7pm - 9pm
Studio

Tickets

£6.60 (General)
£5.50 (Concession)
Off the Shelf - Festival of Words
Wed 10 Oct, 7pm (Doors 6:30pm)
The Women’s Pit Camp – Flis Callow and Caroline Poland
 
An illustrated talk about the key role played by women in the 1992-1993 struggle to keep the pits open after the Miners’ Strike. Caroline Poland and Flis Callow will be joined by others involved to talk about how they helped set up and sustained a Women’s Pit Camp outside Houghton Main Colliery near Barnsley in January 1993. Miners’ wives, women from surrounding villages and Sheffield women took part in the campaign. 
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Tickets: £6/£5 (concs) in advance or £7/£6 (concs) on the door  
 
Studio, University of Sheffield Students Union Western Bank S10 2TG
The Women's Pit Camp - Flis Callow & Caroline Poland