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Swan Canaries, Commemoration of the Chilwell Munitions Factory Tragedy

29.06.2018, 7:30 pm

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In a hangar close to the site of the explosion at Chetwynd Barracks on Friday 29th June 2018 at 7:30pm the Arletty Theatre Company will give  performance of the play “Swan Canaries”.

Arletty Theatre is a professional musical theatre company based in Nottingham http://www.arlettytheatre.co.uk

On 1st July 1918, a huge explosion ripped through the National Shell Filling Factory at Chilwell, killing 134 workers and injuring twice as many more.


For events at Chetwynd Barracks, you need to give your first name and surname, address and post code and vehicle registration number. You will need to bring photo ID – driving licence, bus pass or passport – and arrive at the main gates well before the start time for document checking. Parking is available inside the barracks.

Location: Chetwynd Barracks, Swiney Way, Toton, NG9 5HA.

Cost: Tickets £5. 7.30pm (Arrive between 6.15pm and 7pm).

For more information: Deadline for securing seats 16th June –from St Mary’s Church Office 0115 925 4385 or office@attenboroughchurch.org.uk


7:30 pm
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Attenborough St. Marys Church
0115 925 4385


Chetwynd Barracks
Swiney Way
Chilwell, Nottinghamshire NG9 5HA
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