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The Clapham Girls’ War

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performed by Theatre On The Edge

The story of how WW1 changed the lives of the women of Hull.  Based on factual events, this new drama with music and poetry looks at the war on the Home Front through the eyes of five fictional characters, who work at Madame Clapham’s in Kingston Square (now The Kingston Theatre Hotel).7.30pm, 11th November in the chancel Tickets £6.00 available from the church or on the door

They experience the bombings, the shortages and deprivation as they see their menfolk set off for the war.  We learn about their hopes and aspirations as women of their time – a period when women did not yet have the vote and had few rights in the workplace or at home. As featured on BBC Radio Humberside’s WW1 At Home November 11th to 14th.

 

Earlier Event: November 9
Remembrance Day services
Later Event: November 30
Advent Procession