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FREE event at the preserved Bestwood Winding Engine House, Saturday 1st July 2017 10.30am – 3pmread more
Pit Talk of the East Midlands and Images of Coalmining in the East Midlands, Book Launch; Friday 9th June 2017, 6.30pm Waterstone’s Nottinghamread 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.