News and Events
Industrial Heritage Day – Bicentenary of Mansfield and Pinxton Railway (1819-2019) – Sat 11th May 2019.read more
Wonderland returns to the Nottingham Playhouse from 8th – 23rd February 2019.read more
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
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.