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Barnbow Canaries

As the Great War gathers pace, Agnes and her sister Edith revel in their new-found independence and prosperity as workers in the Barnbow munitions factory.

Not only does their danger money buy them a new life of confidence, men, work and politics, but the thrill of a new future, full of fun, friendship and freedom.

In the wake of the 1916 factory explosion, the women discover the true cost of the cry for ‘More Shells!’