Rearranged First Workshop: East Midlands Coalmining Heritage Forum – Thursday 26th April 2018 at Nottingham Trent University.

Rearranged First Workshop: East Midlands Coalmining Heritage Forum at Nottingham Trent University (Clifton Campus) on Thursday, 26th April 2018 (11am – 4pm).

Subject: The Future of Coalmining Heritage in the East Midlands in the 21st Century.

Free Event

Timetable of Events

10.30am – 11.00am     Registration (Coffee and Tea provided)

11.00am – 11.15am     Welcome and Introduction: Natalie Braber (Project Leader Coal and Dialect Initiative – Nottingham Trent University).

11.15am – 12.15pm    Can Museums help local communities come to terms with difficult pasts? The example of Northern Ireland – Graham Black (Nottingham Trent University).

12.15pm – 1.00pm      Group Activity: How do the various coalmining heritage sites and collections in the East Midlands see the Forum working and what can they gain from it?  Led by Stuart Warburton (Coalville Heritage Society).

1.00pm – 2.00pm        Lunch (Free Buffet Lunch provided).

2.00pm – 3.30pm        Working with the National Coalmining Museum for England – Mark Carlyle (Collections – NCM) followed by  Where does the Coal Authority fit in? – Helen Simpson (Records Manager – Coal Authority).

3.30pm – 4.00pm       Findings and Conclusions – Natalie Braber.

Bookings and Further Details:  Contact Natalie Braber at Nottingham Trent University on (01158) 483 011 or by e-mail at