News and Events
Friends of Pleasley Pit Beer and Cider Festival – 27th to 29th April 2018read more
Digging Deep Project: Miners Reunion 2018 at the Mapperley Plains Social Club, Friday 27th April 2018, starting at 1pm.read more
Breach House Open Day as part of BBC Radio Nottingham’s Big Day Out – Sunday 22nd April 2018 (11am – 3pm). Free Event.read more
Next meeting of the East Midlands Coalmining Heritage Forum at the Bilsthorpe Mining Museum on Saturday, 21st April 2018 (11am – 2.30pm).read more
Songs and Rhymes from the Mines: An evening of poems and song celebrating the coalmining industry of the East Midlands – 24th April 2018 (6pm – 9pm).read more
30th anniversary of the closure of Linby Colliery (1873 – 1988) – last pit in the Hucknall region. Closed 25th March 1988.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.