News and Events
Family of Mining Historian, Eric Walker on Notts heritage trailread more
Bygones – No. 258 – 24th July 2017. Pit Talk of the East Midlandsread more
50th anniversary of the death of Champion Cyclist, Tom Simpson – died 13th July 1967 on the Tour de France.read more
Pleasley Pit Site – Motors at the Mine – Sunday 9th July 2017 (11am – 3pm).read more
New Book – Pit-Talk of the East Midlands Do you know your elephants tab from your Monday Hammer?read more
The former Linby Colliery Winding Engine will be in steam at Papplewick Pumping Station on Saturday and Sunday, 8th and 9th July 2017 (11am – 5pm). On Sunday there is a Steampunk event. Charges apply.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.