East Midlands Coalmining Heritage Forum – Next meeting 21st October 2017.

The next meeting of the East Midlands Coalmining Heritage Forum is being hosted by the South Derbyshire Mining Preservation Group and takes place on Saturday, 21st October 2017, at Gresley Old Hall, Church Gresley and the Conkers Discovery Centre, near Moira.

Provisional Agenda  

10.30am – 11am     Meet at Gresley Old Hall, HQ for the South Derbyshire Mining Preservation Group.  Gresley Old Hall, Gresley Wood Road, Church Gresley, DE11 9QW.


11am – 12 Noon     View the coalmining collection of the South Derbyshire Mining Preservation Group at Gresley Old Hall.

12 Noon – 1pm       Lunch at the Catchems Inn Pub – Heathcote Road, Swadlincote, DE11 9DU.  Tel: (01283) 217654

1pm ish                  Travel to the Conkers Discovery Centre near Moira ( former Rawdon Colliery site).  Conkers Discovery Centre, Rawdon Road (B586), Moira, DE12 6GA.   Tel: (01283) 216633 (ext 0)

1.15pm – 2pm        View the South Derbyshire Mining Preservation Group exhibition at Conkers.

2pm – 3.30pm        Meeting of the East Midlands Coalmining Heritage Forum at Conkers.

3.30pm                  Finish of meeting

Further Details from: 

Keith Moore (South Derbyshire Mining Preservation Group)     Tel: (01530) 412116

David Amos (East Midlands Coalmining Heritage Forum)         Tel: (07914) 373745