The Steel Girls – Michelle Rawlins In conversation with Trisha Cooper

Artwork Slide
Artwork Slide

Sun, 17 October 11:00am

Sheffield, 1939.  With war declared, three brave women step up and do their bit to keep the foundry fires burning.  Housewife Nancy works at Vickers steelworks to put food on the table for her children.  Betty’s sweetheart has joined the RAF Reserves so she gives up studying law to play her part and shop girl Patty has to grow up quickly doing dangerous factory work.  A heartwarming wartime saga about love, friendship and bravery.  Michelle Rawlins is the author of Women of Steel, based on the real life experiences of Sheffield women in WW2, and teaches Journalism at the University of Sheffield.

Part of Fiction Day


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Firth Hall, Firth Court, University of Sheffield, Western Bank, S10 2TN

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