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Idle Women of the Wartime Waterways: Wolvercote

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Wolvercote Village Hall

1 Wolvercote Green

Wolvercote

Oxford

OX2 8AB

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A double bill of theatre, poetry and music to whisk you back to the days of World War II. A shortage of crews to keep the working boats going brought a new breed of boater to the canal. Young women, later nicknamed the Idle Women, who took on the challenge of managing a pair of 72’ narrow boats and 55 tons of cargo. Their regular route was the Grand Union, but some did stray down the Oxford...

Come and enjoy Isobel’s War (Kate Saffin) and Idle Women and Judies (Heather Wastie), hot off a much acclaimed 15 week tour during which they recreated the journey the trainees worked.

You can read more about Alarum theatre and our work on the website

www.alarumtheatre.co.uk

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Wolvercote Village Hall

1 Wolvercote Green

Wolvercote

Oxford

OX2 8AB

United Kingdom

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