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Idle Women of the Wartime Waterways

Head along to the Idle Women of the Wartime Waterways tour this spring and summer.

Event details

24th April 2017 to 5th August 2017

Grand Union Canal


Various locations across the UK

2017 marks the 75th anniversary of The Idle Women – the nickname for the women who manned the working boats during WWII.

Now, 21st century ‘Idle Women’ - Worcestershire poet laureate Heather Wastie and performer Kate Saffin - will be recreating their journey, touring the Staffordshire and Worcester and Shropshire Union canals this summer.

Running time: 2 hours (including interval)

For more information about tour dates in a location near you, please visit: http://www.alarumtheatre.co.uk/ 

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