News and Events
75th anniversary of the Coppice Colliery (Derbyshire) ignition which occurred on 28th June 1943 resulting in the death of four miners.read more
A coal mining play set in the post WW2 era of coal nationalisation during a period of rapid social change in society. Being shown locally at Wirksworth, Bolsover and Creswell during late June / early July 2018.read more
As part of the Awards Evening, local singer/songwriters will perform some coalmining heritage songs from the forthcoming CD, Singing the Seam.read more
Dot Hills Exhibition at Creswell Crags Visitors Centre from 1st June to 2nd September 2018 – Free Eventread more
The regional BBC programme will be shown nationwide on BBC4 TV on Sunday, 10th June 2018 at 11.30pm.read more
BBC Radio 4, Sunday 20th May 2018 featuring the Pit-Talk and Pit Poetry from the former Notts Coalfield.read more
Snaptime represented an opportunity for old-timers to introduce young recruits into the ways of the world. Filmed on location at the D.H. Lawrence Birthplace Museum and the National Coal Mining Museum for England.
A history of the iconic headstock. How giant pit wheels and steel frameworks came to dominate the landscape of mining communities.
A symbolic walk from Brinsley Headstocks to D.H. Lawrence’s Breach House to commemorate the end of deep coal mining in Nottinghamshire.