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'Canary Girls' The Forgotten Heroines of Two World Wars

Upcoming Events

Speaker engagement to Ladies National Farmers Union at Sedbergh Peoples Hall at 7.30pm

Tuesday 14th November

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

Wednesday 15th November


Speaker engagement in Grange-over-sands at Thornleigh Hotel Lunch Clubat 1.30pm

Monday 04th March

Speaker engagement to Shincliffe History Society at Shincliffe Village Hall at 7.00pm

Monday 18th March

Speaker engagement for Appleby Ladies Club in Appleby at 7.30pm

Thursday 21st March

Speaker engagement to Lancaster Tangent in Morecambe at 7.30pm

Thursday 21st March

Venue TBC

Speaker engagement in Romaldkirk Village hall Romaldkirk, Nr. Durham at 2pm

Thursday 13th June

Speaker engagement to the Ladies Group in Victoria Room Harrogate Library at 2pm

Thursday 20th June

Speaker engagement to Thoralby WI, in Yorkshire at 7.30pm

Tuesday 20th August

Venue TBC

Speaker engagement to  Weymouth WI, in Dorset at 7.30pm

Wednesday 04th September

Venue TBC

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Past 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!

A woman handing another woman a plant at a plant sale fundraising event

Plant Sale

Sunday 6th June 2021

Radio Cumbria interview 

Friday 25th June 2021

Table stand at the Westmorland Show, there is a yellow banner with yellow poppy's and decorations.

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!

A woman laying a yellow wreath at a memorial alongside a man saluting.

Wreath laying

Wednesday 25th May 2022

Wreath laying news segment

Wednesday 25th May 2022

A photo of a newpaper article regarding the Canary Girls.

Newspaper page

Friday 27th May 2022

A woman holding a yellow poppy wreath next to a memorial.

Wreath laying

Sunday 13th November 2022

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Beetham WI Wreath


Cumberland and  Westmorland Herald Article

Saturday 03rd June 2023

Funds now stand at £9200 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.

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