Free Film Screening Inside Accrington Market

Please see below photos from Women’s Work screening on the 25th September 2021 in Accrington Market.

Women’s Work was the public screening of a film relating the experiences of Hyndburn women who worked in the local area during the 50s, 60s and 70s. Students from Burnley College, and performers from the Oswaldtwistle Arts Centre re-enacted their stories for the film.

About 120 people watched the film which will can also be viewed here http://www.stanhillvillage.co.uk/womenswork

In order the photos show

  1. Elizabeth Taylor, player manager of Accrington Wanderers women’s football team in the 1960s, being presented with honorary membership by the Wanderers’ current chair, Anne Elwood.
  2. Group photo shows the women who were interviewed and the actors who played them.
  3. Two ladies in front of the poster are Tracey Bentham whose story was featured and Amanda Jenkinson who played her in the film.