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‘The Day the Iron Works Closed’ - The Film of the stage Play
Friday June 30th, 7.30pm
Waberthwaite Village Hall, LA19 5YJ
Tickets £5 including refreshments
Call 0757 996 4624 to reserve: pay on the door
In 1968 the Millom Iron Works closed with just three weeks’ notice, and nearly 500 people lost their jobs. Ruth Sutton’s play, performed with a local cast and directed by Jakki Moore at the Beggar’s Theatre in Millom, tells the story of the final day, and the impact of the closure on one local family.