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The Chilwell Explosion, John Beckett, Sutton Bonington Local History Society

13 October, 7:30 pm

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On Wednesday 13th October 2021 at 7:30 pm in the Methodist Church Schoolroom, Sutton Bonington, Prof.  John Beckett will tell the story of an explosion which destroyed part of the Chilwell Shell Filling Factory on 1st July 1918 killing 139 workers.

Visitors are very welcome (£3 including coffee)


13 October
7:30 pm
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Sutton Bonington Local History Society
01509 673107


Sutton Bonington Methodist Church Schoolroom
Main Street
Sutton Bonington, LE12 5NE
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