Barrow Love Project

Heritage Lottery Funded Seeing Barrow through the eyes of women in love.

women in the red tent

More than fifty women

Hundreds of stories

Laughter, tears, differences and common ground

As part of the Barrow Love Project women aged 16-90 have celebrated their herstory and their stories and talked about what matters to them.

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Meeting in our beautiful Red Tent, women have shared stories about their lives, and spoken about issues that matter to them – family, work, love, loss, independence and more.

Read on to discover the stories that women have shared. And feel free to share your story with us.

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Featured on Radio 4’s Women’s Hour, Celebrated at the Nan Tait Centre, shared with Barrow school girls, held in the town’s oral history archives and captured in a book:

Barrow Love Project: Sharing our heritage through our stories of love