News and Events
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
Ballots, Blacklegs and Bedlam: The Nottinghamshire Miners and the 1984-85 Miners’s Strike – A Contested History
Talk on the Notts Miners & the 1984-85 Miners Strike to the Kimberley Historical Society on 6th Sept 2018 (7.30pm).read more
On 4th August 1978, Langwith Colliery in the NCB North Derbyshire Area, finished production. The colliery was situated near the village of Whaley Thorns.read more
Exhibition – Photos of Clipstone Colliery Headstocks by young people at Mansfield Library 15th Aug – 26th Sept 2018.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.