Mining Heritage, East Midlands – News and Events
Centenary steaming event for the former Linby Colliery steam winding engine at Papplewick Pumping Station on Sunday, 19th June 2022 from 11am to 3pm. Admission £5 per person, under 12’s free.
Coal in the Blood: A morning of poetry and short stories about local coalmining folklore at the Tin Hat Centre.
A morning of poetry and short stories of local coalmining folklore read by local poet Kath Bartholomew and local historian David Amos. Free event at The Tin Hat Centre, Selston, Nottinghamshire. All welcome.
Roger West presents at talk on the 1937 coalmining disaster at South Normanton Colliery at the Post Mill Centre, South Normanton, Derbyshire, on 30th March 2022 at 7.00pm.
A proposed arts, heritage and cultural project by Mine2Minds Education creating a series of digital trails on former East Midlands colliery sites and the railway trackbeds which served them.
Historical Coalmining Entertainer, David Coleman, takes his unique one-man show to St Michaels Church, Underwood, Nottinghamshire, on Saturday 26th February 2022.
On Behalf of the People: 75th anniversary of the Nationalisation of the British coalmining industry – The East Midlands coalfield.
Blog on the East Midlands coalfield to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the nationalisation of the British coalmining industry.
On line talk via Zoom to the DH Lawrence Society of readings from the recently published ‘Coal in the Blood: An East Midlands Coal Mining Anthology’ edited by Natalie Braber and David Amos.
Mining Heritage Video
Snap Tin. Based on ‘Coal Miner’ by G.A.W. Tomlinson (c.1930) shot on location at the D.H. Lawrence Museum and National Coal Mining Museum for England.
Historian and former mining surveyor, Dr Robert Bradley charts the development of the iconic colliery headstocks
‘A Requiem for Coal’ commemorates the end of 700 years of coal mining in Nottinghamshire, with traditional stories, songs and readings from D.H. Lawrence who came from a mining family in the county.