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Living History performance: Strike A Light! – A Match Girl’s Story
Wed 8 March 2017, 13:15 – 14:00 GMT
Meet Maggie McCallow, a Victorian match girl involved in the match factory strike of 1888 and find out how she campaigned for better rights for workers.
Find out how this inspired the museum's Fabric of Protest group project to create a banner commemorating their campaign. You can find out more about the Match Girls Strike of 1888 in our Main Galleries.
This event is part of Wonder Women 2017, Manchester’s annual feminist festival, running 2 -12 March 2016.
Suitable for over 7s to adult
In order to keep our events programme affordable to everyone, please make a donation. Suggested donation £3
- Please note event attendees must arrive at least ten minutes before the start time of the event, otherwise their booked space will be given to someone on the reserve list.
- Please contact the museum as soon as possible if you wish to cancel your reservation so your place can be given to another visitor.