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Love by Correspondence

A story of love by correspondence, letters travelling and love blossoming between Germany and Barrow during the war. Irene arrived with a …

Love Stories from the 1940s

What was it really like to go courting in the 1940s? How did the restrictions of rationing influence choices of dates and …

Love in the Blitz

In 1940 and 1941, Barrow was the target of terrible bombing. Could it be that some love stories began in the midst …

Spoken stories

Listening to a story really brings it to life. During our sessions in the Red Tent we’ll be recording women telling their …