The 1992 Coal Crisis – 25 years on

The Coal Crisis – 25 Years on Ironically Friday 13th October 2017 is the anniversary of what has become known as the Coal Crisis.  On 13th October 1992 Michael Hestletine, President of the Board of Trade, announced that 31 of British Coal’s 50 collieries...

Breach House Open Days – 2017

Breach House – Heritage Open Days 2017 Breach House Open Days Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th September 2017 (11am – 3pm) Members of the DH Lawrence Society will be on hand to guide visitors around this historic property and former pit house.  The Lawrence...

Brinsley Headstocks Festival 2017

2017 Brinsley Headstocks Festival Brinsley Headstocks Festival – Sunday, 10th September 2017 (11am – 4pm) This annual festival celebrates the work of the Friends of Brinsley Headstocks and includes lots of activities showcasing the Headstock’s mining...