‘Coal, Community and Change 1965 – 2015’ portable display boards at Pleasley Pit visitors centre 2023. Photo Credit: MuBu miner
Coal, Community and Change exhibition at Pleasley Pit visitors centre
A compact version of The Nottingham Trent University ‘Coal, Community and Change 1965 – 2015 Exhibition‘ is touring the East Midlands throughout 2023-24. The heritage project features iconic coalmining photographs, depicting the effects of deindustrialisation and rapid social and economic change across the East Midlands region.
Venue: Visitors Centre, Pleasley Pit, Pit Lane, Pleasley, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire. NG19 7PH
Dates: 1st May 2023 to 30th July 2023
Cost: Free event. (Donations can be made to the Friends of Pleasley Pit for upkeep of the preserved colliery site). Free parking.
Coal, Community and Change display boards at the Pleasley Pit visitors centre. Photo Credit: MuBu miner
Brassed Off at Pleasley! Pleasley Colliery Silver Prize Band at the colliery in the 1970’s. Photo Credit: Chad newspaper
Coal. Community and Change display boards and miners lamps collection at Pleasley Pit vistors centre. Photo Credit: MuBu miner
Coal picking on the old railway sidiings at Kirkby-in-Ashfield in the 1972 Miners Strike. Photo Credit: Chad newspaper.
The ‘Coal, Community and Change’ display boards form a background to the ‘Songs and Rhymes from the Mines’ event at Pleasley Pit on 30th April 2023. Photo Credit: MuBu miner.
Pickets and police playing football at Warsop Main Colliery in March 1984 at the start of the 1984-85 Miners Strike. Photo Credit: Chad newspaper.