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The Day the Iron Works Closed

By Waberthwaite Hall Admin .

Tuesday, 30 May 2023


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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.

(Running Time 60mins.)

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Waberthwaite Hall Admin

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Lane End, Waberthwaite, Millom, Cumbria, LA19 5YJ