News and Events
The Life of a Coalminer – Mansfield Museum. A temporary exhibition on until 2nd June 2018.read more
Industrial Heritage Day looking at the history of electricity generation in the Trent Valley.read more
By the People, for the People: The Nationalisation of the Coal and Steel Industries Revisited – First Workshop of the Coal and Steelworker’s Study Group 7th & 8th December 2017.read more
Keith Barron (1934-2017): The Nigel Barton plays – filmed at Bestwood Colliery village in 1965read more
Fuel for the Future: 50th anniversary of Government White Paper on UK Fuel Policy.read more
60th anniversary of the death of Nottinghamshire controversial miners leader – George Spencer.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.