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.
Pleasley Pit volunteers and friends presented an evening of coalmining folk songs and pit poetry on Friday evening, 29th September 2023 as part of the 150th commemorations of the sinking of the pit.
The 2023 DH Lawrence Festival takes place from 1st to 10th September 2023 at various venues around Eastwood, Nottinghamshire, and includes several coalmining themed events.
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
A year long project – adding information to iconic coal images from The Coal Authority image archive and using them to tell the story of East Midlands coal.