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'Canary Girls' The Forgotten Heroines of Two World Wars

Upcoming Speaker Events

2024

June

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

To Rutland & Bouth WI in Oxen Park Reading Rooms - ​Tuesday 18 June - at 7.30pm

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

August

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

September

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

To Coverdale WI in Carlton-in-Coverdale N Yorks - ​Wednesday 18 September - time tbc.

October

Chipping Local History Society at St Mary's Church hall Chipping Lancs - Tuesday 15 October - at 7.30pm
In Barrow Field Naturalist Club Community Centre, Barrow-in-Furness - Friday 18 October - at 2pm

2025

January

Natland Monday Club Natland Cumbria - Monday 20 January - time tbc.

 

March
Grange lecture society Victoria Hall Grange-over-Sands Cumbria - Tuesday 18 March - time tbc.

 

May

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

June

 Birmingham Chain-Makers festival - Saturday 28th June - time tbc.

2026

February

Yealand WI Lancs - Wednesday 12 February - time tbc.

Book a speaker:

Why not book a talk for your club, association or society!

Speakers available to give presentations to most types of clubs and societies in the Suffolk and Essex area from August of 2024!

Just get in touch by Email: sanddot51k@gmail.com

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

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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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