Dot Hills: A Landscape Changed
Dot Hills in the local mining dialect term for Dirt Hills or Pit Tips. Dot Hills: A Landscape Changed is a HLF funded sound and visual arts installation by Kidology Arts in conjunction with the School of Arts and Humanities at Nottingham Trent University. The Dot Hills Project was inspired by Nottinghamshire’s landscape and coalmining heritage. Schools who participated in the Dot Hills Project were Holly Hill Primary School, Selston; The Kimberley School and Arnold Hill Academy.
Dates: Friday 1st June to Sunday 2nd September 2018.
Venue: Creswell Crags Heritage Centre, Crags Road, Creswell, Worksop, S80 3LH
Prices: Free Event.
Children’s Workshop Days: Lots of Dots, a children’s art activity, takes place on Sundays, 22nd & 29th July 2018 plus 19th & 26th August 2018. All workshops are free drop-in sessions and take place from 10.00am to 12 Noon.
Images below are The Clipstone Oaks, the conical pit tip at Cotes Park Colliery, near Alfreton, in 1946 and an example of some of work from pupils at Arnold Hill Academy.