Dealing with the Past: Coal, Community and Change (1965-2015).

Photo above: Sherwood Colliery miners voting in a pit head ballot in the 1970’s.

Event Title: Dealing with the Past: Coal, Community and Change (1965-2015)

Event Details: A travelling exhibition with iconic images of East Midlands coalmining over a 50 years period from 1965 to 2015. Visitors are encouraged to leave their comments after viewing the exhibition, the aim being to gauge public opinion of the role of East Midlands coalmining within living memory. Voting cards, post its and a ballot box form part of the exhibition.

Dates: 4th April to 27th April 2019 – Museum open Tuesday to Saturday (10am – 5pm)

Venue: Chesterfield Museum, St Marys Gate, Chesterfield, S41 7TD.

FREE EVENT – funded by the Global Heritage Research Fund at Nottingham Trent University.

Event Organiser: Nottingham Trent University.

Further Details: Natalie Braber (Nottingham Trent University) on (0115) 848 3011 or by e-mail at

Photo above: Three Warsop Main miners contemplating their future in 1965.

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