Wartime Industry and Working Women in Cheshire, 1914-1950

Lion Salt Works
5th March 2019 - 27th May 2019

During the first half of the 20th century, Britain’s involvement in the two World Wars led to a great shortage of industrial and mechanical labourers, necessitating a significant shift in the gender balance of the industrial workplace.

Curated by Joseph Roberts, this exhibition explores Cheshire’s important contribution to the war effort, the stories of the valiant women who kept the county (and country) going during the conflicts, and their continued contribution to local industry in the aftermath of war and beyond.

The Museum is open Tuesday to Sunday 10:30am -5.00pm.

Last museum admission 4pm.

Closed all Mondays except bank holiday Mondays.

Location:

Lion Salt Works
Ollershaw Lane
Marston
Northwich
Cheshire
CW9 6ES

Tel: 01606 275066

WWW: The Lion Salt Works

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