Songs and Rhymes from the Mines at the Tin Hat Centre, Selston, on 24th April 2018 (6pm – 9pm).

Date: Tuesday 24th April 2018 (6pm – 9pm)

Venue: The Tin Hat Centre, Chapel Road, Selston, Nottinghamshire, NG16 6BW

Prices: £6 per person which includes a Pie and Pea Supper or vegetarian alternative.

Tickets: Tel: (01773) 864510 or by e-mail at

Draft Timetable of Events

6pm – 7pm     Pie and Peas in the Tin Hat Centre Cafe

7.00pm          A couple of mining songs to get the night started.

7.10pm         John Stafford – Pit-Poet: Growing up in a Coalmining Community.

7.20pm        Natalie Braber: Welcome and update on the Coal and Dialect Project.

7.30pm        More mining songs

7.40pm       Pit Poetry readings by Kath Bartholomew and Students from the current Pit Poetry course.

8.00pm       Break

8.15pm       David Amos on Local Pit Poets – Past and Present.

8.30pm      The Colliers Wife: A One Part Act from Students on the Pit Poetry Course.

8.45pm      More mining songs.

9pmish      Finish of event.

Part of the 2018 Nottingham Festival of Poetry.