Mining Heritage and Coal Mining Culture in the East Midlands

Coal Mining Culture in the East Midlands

 

 

Working miner crosses the picket line - April 1984

Coal, Conflict and Closures

On the 40th anniversary of the 1984-85 Miners Strike, follow month-by-month, as we share press-cuttings, photographs and union ephemera from the period.

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Interactive East Midlands Mine Map

East Midlands Collieries 1965 -2015

Interactive map – Shows active East Midland Collieries over five decades

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East Midlands Coalmining Heritage Forum

East Midlands Coalmining Heritage Forum

The South Derbyshire Mining Preservation Group host the next meeting of the East Midlands Coalmining Heritage Form on Saturday, 14th October 2023 (10am – 1pm) at Conkers Discovery Centre.

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Oral History Workshop

Oral History Workshop

Free oral history workshop at the Derbyshire Record Office, Matlock, on 19th September 2023 (10am – 1pm) as part of Nottingham Trent University’s 2023-24 Mine-craft the Prequel heritage project

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