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Storm in a Teashop

Storm in a Teashop
  • Venue/Location:Cusworth Hall, Museum & Park
  • Date: 1 May 24
  • Tickets:From £3

Storm in a Teashop: the Waitresses' Strike of 1908

A Talk by Dr Ann Featherstone

At lunch time, 8th April 1908, the waitresses at the Cabin Restaurant, Piccadilly Circus, came out on strike and hit the headlines around the country. This is a story about working women who chose to take on a major company and ‘go it alone.'

Wednesday the 1st of May, 2024

10:15am for 10:30am in the Grand Salon, Cusworth Hall.

Non-members £3, includes refreshments

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Dr Ann Featherstone the speaker has appeared on local and national radio, as well as The One Show, and in documentaries about fairs and circuses on BBC4.

She has twice been a guest expert on Who Do You Think You Are, once with Sheridan Smith and, in the 2017 series, with Sir Ian McKellan.

In May 2019, she appeared in the second series of BBC1's 'A House Through Time'.

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Date and time

1 May 24, 10:15


  • Cusworth Lane
  • Doncaster
  • South Yorkshire
  • DN5 7TU

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