Lumberjills – Women in Forestry

  • Date: Fri 1st Sep 2023
  • Time: 2:00 pm
  • Location: Diss & District Bowls Club / Lower Denmark Street / Diss / IP22 4BE
  • Contact: Janet Smith / / 07746586799

With timber being one of the most vital munitions of the war,the manpower available was simply not sufficient to supply the country’s minimum needs, so an appeal was made to women to help with home timber production. Join Living Historian Nicky Reynolds and discover more about the Land Army’s special branch – the unsung heroines of the forest – the Lumberjills of the Women’s Timber ~Corps. Talk lasts approximately an hour, followed by the opportunity to ask Nicky questions.