Warp and War:

January 15th, 2019

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Jane Morland, Boff Whalley and Phil Moody along with a few voices from the Commoners Choir reimagine what life was like for the people of Farsley during the First World War through a short performance using song and storytelling. This performance was part of an Exhibition called “Threads of War” to mark the World War One Armistice. Threads of War was the culmination of a year of research at Sunny Bank Mills Archive into khaki production and life on the home front, in a small village in Yorkshire during the First World War.

The exhibition explored what life was like in Farsley and the industrial war effort of the many that lived here. A beautiful exhibition programme was produced summarising the research and is available to buy.

Please contact archive@sunnybankmills.co.uk for more information. The Sunny Bank Mills Archive is available to visit. For details please see the Archive page at www.sunnybankmills.co.uk for details. The project was funded by The Heritage Lottery Fund, Historic England, Leeds Inspired, Leeds City Council and Edwin Woodhouse & Co Ltd.

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