News and Events
An evening of pit poetry and songs as part of the 2019 Nottingham Poetry Festival – Horse and Jockey PH, Selston, NG16 6FE.read more
The Coal, Community and Change (1965-2015) travelling exhibition is on at Chesterfield until 27th April 2019. Free event.read more
An afternoon of talks and discussion on the role of women in the former Nottinghamshire Coalfield.read more
‘Who Killed Edwina Beer’ by Alan Dawson is on at the Black Bull and Clipstone MW over the weekend of 22nd and 23rd March 2019. Tickets £6 each.read more
Dealing with the Past: Coal, Community and Change (1965-2015) at Mansfield Museum – 9th to 30th March 2019. Funded by the Global Heritage Research Fund at Nottingham Trent University. Free event – all welcome.read more
Next meeting on Saturday, 30th March 2019 (10.30am – 4.30pm) at Coalville & Swannington. Free event – all welcome.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.