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Snap Tin – the Movie

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.

Headstocks – the movie

A history of the iconic headstock. How giant pit wheels and steel frameworks came to dominate the landscape of mining communities.

Requiem for Coal

A symbolic walk from Brinsley Headstocks to D.H. Lawrence’s Breach House to commemorate the end of deep coal mining in Nottinghamshire.