Tuesday 22nd October 2019
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Keep the home fires burning

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Luton Culture presents: a specially commissioned new play written by Teresa Burns to commemorate the historic burning down of the town hall (The Peace Day Riots) in its centenary year.

It’s the 19 of July 1919, three rioters are thrown together in a cell. As the riot rumbles on outside, these cellmates lament the horrors of their past and wrestle with an uncertain future.

Full of fight, fury, joy and pathos keep the home fires burning reflects on this famous night in Luton's history and brings to life the unforgotten voices that rang out on George Street as the town hall burnt down.

The play will be running on the following dates and times:

Wednesday 16 October 2019: 7.30 to 8.30pm

Thursday 17 October 2019: 7.30 to 8.30pm

Friday 18 October 2019: 7.30 to 8.30pm

Saturday 19 October 2019: 2.30 to 3.30pm

Saturday 19 October 2019: 7.30 to 8.30pm  

Age guidance: 12+

For more information visit the Luton Culture website.

Date Wednesday 16 October 2019 - Saturday 19 October 2019
Time 19:30 - 20:30
Book online

Wardown House, Museum and Gallery, Old Bedford Road, Luton, LU2 7HA


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T: 01582 878100

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