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Working in Shadows -Hampshire Record Office, Winchester

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SO23 8TH

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SO23 8TH

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Working in Shadows – Archive film screening with live musical accompaniment

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It’s 1943 and it’s all hands to the pump on the Home Front.

When the Second World War was declared in 1939, the female population of Britain were called upon to fill all manner of roles. Women stepped up on the Home Front and abroad, which saw their lives drastically change.   

Elliott’s of Newbury was a manufacturing firm whose workforce, during the 1940s, was predominantly female. The factory was adapted to war work, and amongst other things was responsible for producing various Spitfire components as one of many Shadow Factories.  The firm commissioned a series of films from this period.  These films are held in the extensive collection of Hampshire County Council’s Wessex Film & Sound Archive. 

An unmissable opportunity to see archive footage that has not been publicly shared in over 75 years; brought to life with an exclusive improvised live score.

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The Hampshire Record Office Cinema is on the first floor. A lift is available. Since the lift cannot be used in an emergency, evacuation of less able visitors is down the stairs via an evacuation chair to which they must be able to self-transfer, or be accompanied by a carer who can help them transfer. We can cater for up to two such persons.

If you wish to book an accessible parking space please email archives.enquiries@hants.gov.uk stating the event date and your request.

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