News and Events
Both preserved colliery winding engines running on Sunday, 14th October 2018 (10am – 2pm). FREE EVENT.read more
4th meeting of the East Midlands Coalmining Heritage Forum on Saturday, 27th October 2018 (11am – 3pm).read more
Launch event for Exhibition on the history of coalminers of African Caribbean descent – Nottingham, 6th October 2018 (2pm-4pm).read more
Readings, poetry and prose on the theme of DH Lawrence and Communities of the Erewash Valley. Free Event.read more
Poetry reading and Group discussion, Wednesday 5th September 2018. Including Lawrence’s poem, A Colliers Wife.read more
Annual Brinsley Headstocks Festival celebrating Nottinghamshire’s rich coalmining heritage.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.