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'Canary Girls' The Forgotten Heroines of Two World Wars

Fund Raising Events

Two women standing at a table with cakes, with a bright yellow banner saying, "Canary Girls."

Bake Sale

Saturday 29th May 2021

We raised £655 for our girls!


Plant Sale

Sunday 6th June 2021

Radio Cumbria interview 

Friday 25th June 2021

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Westmorland Show

Wednesday 8th & Thursday 9th September 2021

Canary SPH presentation

Thursday 18th November 2021

This event raised more than £500 ...

Other speaker events have raised a further £200 and there are several other bookings in the diary.  

A coffee morning held locally added £377 in donations; which in total now stands at approximately £2500!

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Wreath laying

Wednesday 25th May 2022

Wreath laying news segment

Wednesday 25th May 2022


Newspaper page

Friday 27th May 2022


Speaker Engagement

Thursday 9th June 2022


Wreath laying

Sunday 13th November 2022

Funds now stand at £7500 and is still raising thanks to all the wonderful support!

If you had a relative who was a Canary Girl (or boy), then please get in touch with us.

Upcoming Events

Speaker engagement to Shincliffe Wl at Shincliffe Village Hall Nr. Durham at 7.30pm

Wednesday 06th September

Speaker engagement to Ladies NFU at Sedbergh village Hall at 7pm

Tuesday 19th September

Speaker engagement to Silcroft WI, Silcroft Village Hall at 7.30pm

Wednesday 27th September

Speaker engagement to Bolton-le-Sands Mothers Union at Holy Trinity Church at 2pm

Wednesday 15th November


Speaker engagement to Shincliffe History Society at Shincliffe Village Hall at 7pm

Monday 18th March

If you would like to book a speaker:

be it WI, History Society, Rotary, U3a or other... please do get in touch by using our contact page or directly to:

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