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Women against pit closures.

Women against pit closures.

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Published by Barnsley Women Against Pit Closures in Barnsley .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Coal Strike, Great Britain, 1984-1985.,
  • Women in politics -- Great Britain.,
  • Strikes and lockouts -- Coal mining -- Great Britain.,
  • Women -- Great Britain.

  • Edition Notes

    Title from cover.

    SeriesPeople"s History of Yorkshire -- no.12
    ContributionsBarnsley Women Against Pit Closures.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination109p. :
    Number of Pages109
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22827083M
    ISBN 100950982814

      The film will be followed by a talk about the strike by Florence Anderson, Sunderland city councillor and one of the women who led the ‘Women Against the Pit Closures’ in the Durham Coalfield. There will also be time for discussion and questions. 50 women in Barnsley Women Against Pit Closures (BWAPC) organised 16 different kitchens, each providing meals. The women also had to find the money to pay for the meals as, by and large, all women’s support groups were responsible for finding their own funds. left: serving food to strikers’ families at barnsley (ap ).

    s author blog tour books Public Battles Private Wars Women Against Pit Closures writer Freebies, Events and an Anthology Octo Laura Wilkinson Leave a comment.   Welsh History Month: Women viewed the proposed pit closures as a threat to their families and communities. Women viewed the proposed pit closures as a Author: Chris Pyke.

    English Betty Cook talks about women’s liberation activists and Women Against Pit Closures giving solidarity to each other, and coming to an understanding that they were all part of the same women’s movement. Women Against Pit Closures A group of women from Barnsley set up Women Against Pit Closures (WAPC) to support miners and their families during the –5 miners’ strike. Enamel badge of National Women Against Pit Closures. A limited edition version of the National Women Against Pit Closures badge. issued. 31mm x 20mm tablet. Red, green and purple. Gilt. A greetings card of the National WAPC is also available. The Miners’ Strike


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Within a few months they had formed a group called Women Against Pit Closures (WAPC), which still exists today. Miners' support groups were established by women across the country. Betty Cook talks about women’s liberation activists and Women Against Pit Closures giving solidarity to each other, and coming to an understanding that they were all part of the same women’s movement.

Women Against Pit Closures. A group of women from Barnsley set up Women Against Pit Closures (WAPC) to support miners and their families during the –5 miners’ strike. In Conversation with the Women Against Pit Closures.

Details Created: 27 June well, there were television here everyday, they stopped at pit - so it raised the profile of the pit closure programme and how the women were still fighting.

Maxine: Do you think women were changed by the one of the Women Against Pit Closures, and I’m. Hardcover: pages Publisher: Barnsley Women Against Pit Closures (October ) Language: English ISBN ISBN Shipping Weight: pounds Customer Reviews: Be the first to write a reviewFormat: Hardcover.

The British Miners’ Strike saw the formation of ‘Women Against Pit Closures’ groups, organising not only strike-oriented activities, support and community needs provision, but who also came to act autonomously as women’s groups around gendered interests.

You Can’t Kill the Spirit is the story of the women of Houghton Main pit camp, which was established in January In a foreword to the beautifully illustrated book, TUC general secretary Frances O’Grady writes: “Women Against Pit Closures was at the heart of the miners’ strike and subsequent campaigns.

Women Against Pit Closures was a political movement supporting miners and their families in the UK miners' strike of – The movement is credited with bringing feminist ideas into practice in an industrial dispute and empowering women to take a public role in a community with a male-dominated sphere.

Their group and support work grew from the communal feeding of families in April and. The National Miners Support Network was established in at the initiative of the Socialist Campaign Group of Labour MPs and was supported by the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) and Women Against Pit Closures; aimed to encourage and coordinate maximum Followers: The miners' strike saw the development of women's activism in coal mining communities across the country.

The community-based groups came together to form Women against Pit Closures (WAPC) which developed a national support network.

Announcement: You can’t kill the spirit: the untold story of the women who set up camp to stop pit closures will be published and available to purchase on 28 November.

Stories of Activism has worked with Sheffield Women Against Pit Closures for over five years to produce this book. The book can be purchased for £   Relive the /85 miner's strike through the eyes of the women against pit closures and explore the impact of it on women who were involved in actively campaigning, running soup.

This film was made as part of "We Can Win", a set of ten films for of the Economic Justice Project. You can see the whole set of films at Buy Women Against Pit Closures: First Edition by Various (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Various. When the Miners Strike began in Marcha group of women got together and formed Women Against Pit Closures. Soon after, individual groups of.

See posts, photos and more on Facebook. The group she and Anne Scargill set up, Women Against Pit Closures, still exists today and they remain political, most recently supporting strikes by firemen. For Mary Jackson, the strike also Author: Grace Macaskill.

The book will include information on the other six pit camps set up at the same time. The history of the /85 miner’s strike is well recorded. However, the story of the Women against Pit Closures (WAPC) Pit Camps set up in Januaryis not.

Arthur’s wife, Shell, is the heart of the book – clever, pragmatic, loved by Het, misunderstood by Arthur, finding an unexpected sense of liberation as a. If you'd like more information about Women Against Pit Closures, the lyrics to 'We Are Women, We Are Strong' or other things relevant to Women Against Pit.

Lesbians Against Pit Closures (LAPC) were an alliance of lesbian women who came together to support the National Union of Mineworkers and various mining communities during the UK miners strike of –They were formed after a schism in the Lesbians and Gays Support the Miners (LGSM) movement, in November Members of the organisation were involved in picket line protests.

InScargill and other Women Against Pit Closures organized peace camps outside mines slated for closure. Over the Easter holiday, one mine, Parkside Colliery, was offering tours to the.Women Against Pit Closures: Women and Feminism in the Miners’ Strike, 05 Junepm– pm.

On Tuesday evening I went to the London premiere of the film Going through the Change! at the Bishopsgate Institute. Made by Anne-Marie Sweeney, it is a film about the 20th anniversary weekend of the National Women Against Pit Closures (NWAPC) in Anne-Marie Sweeney and Bridget Bell, Joint Secretary of the NWAPC, both spoke and led the.