Mining Heritage, East Midlands – News and Events
Closure of the Pye Hill Complex on 9th August 1985 ends deep coal mining in western Nottinghamshire.
Blog commemorating thirty-five years since the last Eastwood pit, Nottinghamshire, closed – Those Coal Town Days!
A glance at remaining mining records and documentation for Shirland Colliery, North Derbyshire, fifty-five years after its closure.
Mining Heritage Video
Snap Tin. Based on ‘Coal Miner’ by G.A.W. Tomlinson (c.1930) shot on location at the D.H. Lawrence Museum and National Coal Mining Museum for England.
Historian and former mining surveyor, Dr Robert Bradley charts the development of the iconic colliery headstocks
‘A Requiem for Coal’ commemorates the end of 700 years of coal mining in Nottinghamshire, with traditional stories, songs and readings from D.H. Lawrence who came from a mining family in the county.