Football Shorts: Women’s World Cup Calendar

30 June 2019 - 30 June 2019
2pm - 2:20pm


With the 2019 Women's World Cup well underway, discover the often hidden history of the game in one of our fascinating 20-minute talks.

Learn about the munitionettes who became football stars, drawing crowds of thousands during the First World War. Find out why the FA banned women from playing the sport in 1921, and hear the stories of those who fought to keep the game alive. Our interpreters will guide you through the generations via rarely-told tales and unique museum objects on display.

These talks are free for all museum visitors. No need to book; simply meet in the Pitch Gallery at the designated time(s).