News and Events
Founding Conference of NUM at the Black Boy Hotel, Nottingham on16th August 1944: Seventy-Fifth anniversary.read more
Remembering Brierley Pit – a tribute to Sutton coalminers: Sutton Colliery closed OTD 30 years ago, 11th August 1989.read more
On Saturday, 5th October 2019, including a guided tour and a short presentation on the Coal, Community and Change (1965-2015) project.read more
Centenary Conference for Eastwood Collieries Male Voice Choir at Nottingham on Saturday 28th September 2019.read more
‘The Blue Line and Beyond’ – photographic exhibition by Beauvale Photographic Group at the DH Lawrence Museum, Eastwood, NG16 3AW during August 2019. Many local coalmining heritage connections.read more
A session of pit poetry and mining songs on 11th September 2019 (7pm-9pm) as part of the 2019 DH Lawrence Festival of Culture.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.