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'Canary Girls' The Forgotten Heroines of Two World Wars

Upcoming Speaker Events



To National Trust group at the Library Museum St York - Saturday 17th February - at 2pm



In Grange-over-sands at Thornleigh Hotel Lunch Club - Monday 04th March - at 1:30pm

To Shincliffe WI in the WI Hut - Wednesday 06th March - at 1:30pm

To Shincliffe History Society at Shincliffe Village Hall - Monday 18th March - at 7pm

To Appleby Ladies Club in Appleby - Thursday 21st March - at 7:30pm


In Dalton-in-Furness to the Duddon Trefoil Guild - Monday 15th April - at 2pm

A representative of the Canary Girls Memorial Project will be laying a wreath on the TUC Memorial at the National Memorial Arboretum - Sunday 28th April 


To Beetham WI in the Beetham Village Hall - Thursday 09th May - at 7:30pm

To Lancaster Tangent in Morecambe (venue TBC) - Tuesday 14th May - at 7:30


In Romaldkirk Village Hall, nr. Durham - Thursday 13th June - at 2pm

To the Ladies Group in Victoria Room, Harrogate Library - Thursday 20th June - at 2pm


To Thoralby WI, in Yorksire (venue TBC) - Thursday 20th August - at 7:30pm


To Weymouth WI, in Dorset (venue TBC) - Wednesday 04th September - at 7:30pm



To Brampton WI, at Thrapston Road, Huntingdon - Friday 02nd May - at 2pm

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Past 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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