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Women and Families in the Miners’ Strike, 1984-5

Community Dinners at the Cynon Valley Museum 

 

1 Feb, 18 Feb, 21 March, 15 April 2020. 

1.00pm – 2.30pm. 

 

Free buffet dinner, short talks, activities for children, all welcome! 

 

PROGRAMME OF EVENTS 

 

All dinners will be held from 1.00pm to 2.30pm 

 

Saturday 1 February: Soup Kitchens and Food Parcels during the Strike 

Tuesday 18 February: Children and Young People in the Strike 

Saturday 21 March: Communities Supporting the Strike 

Wednesday 15 April: Intergeneration Reminiscence Session

 

Come to one dinner or all four to learn more about women and families in the miners’ strike and share your memories. At the events:

o   We'll have short talks from historians and you'll hear from local women in their own words about the strike

o   Share and discuss your memories

o   Activities for children

o   And we'll have an optional collection for local charities

 

Run by historians Florence Sutcliffe-Braithwaite, Natalie Thomlinson and Daryl Leeworthy, with local activists and volunteers.

 

 

Meat, vegetarian and vegan options available. If you have other dietary requirements contact Florence on 07503836859 or f.sutcliffe-braithwaite@ucl.ac.uk 10 days in advance

 

Dinners will be held in the Parry Room, Cynon Valley Museum, Depot Road, Aberdare, CF44 8DL

 

For full details see our website: www.ucl.ac.uk/women-miners-strike

 

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