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Living History performance: Strike a Light!

Living History performance: Strike a Light!

A Match Girl’s Story

6 July 2013

6 July 2013 Living History - Stike a Light! @ People's History Museum

Time 13:15 - 13:45

Duration 30 minutes

Cost Free. Donations to the museum gratefully received.

Celebrate the 125th anniversary of the Match Girls’ Strike of 1888.  Meet Maggie McCallow, a Victorian match girl involved in the strike.

Learn about the shocking conditions the match girls experienced and how the strike gained them better conditions and the right to join a union.

Family Friendly activity, suitable for over 7s to adults.

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