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@
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-