Women of Steel –  Michelle Rawlins in conversation with Nancy Fielder

Artwork Slide

Sat, 24 October 3:00pm - 4:00pm

True stories of love and loss during WWII from the Sheffield women who kept the foundry fires burning.  When war broke out the young women of Sheffield became the backbone of the city’s steel industry.  When the men returned from the front in 1945, many of these women found themselves discarded, but decades later, a grassroots campaign spearheaded by the elderly Women of Steel finally brought their remarkable story to light.

A brilliant book of true stories of love and loss during WWII from the tough northern women who kept the foundry fires burning – Bella Magazine

Nancy Fielder is Editor of Sheffield Star and Sheffield Telegraph

Books, including selected signed copies or signed book plates are available through our Festival Bookseller Blackwell’s with free postage.   Please e-mail sheffield@blackwell.co.uk or phone 0114 278 7211 or visit the shop at Jessop West, 1 Upper Hanover Street, Sheffield, S3 7RA

A selection of unsigned books, some discounted, can be ordered here: https://blackwells.co.uk/bookshop/collection/OffTheShelf2020_FestivalOfWords/-186695
Books featured during the festival can also be ordered through the website blackwells.co.uk

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