Former Eastwood coalminer, Anthony Kirby at Eastwood library, 5th April 2024. 

Eastwood Coalmining Photographic exhibition

Image gallery from the coalmining photographic exhibition by Anthony Kirby at Eastwood Library, Nottinghamshire. On until 18th April 2024 – free entry. 

 

Coalmining photographic exhibition by Anthony Kirby at Eastwood Library, April 2024.

Daughter of a Moorgreen Colliery coalminer viewing the Eastwood coalmining photographic exhibition – April 2024.

Last shift at Moorgeen Colliery – July 1985. 

Hairy Bikers at Pleasley Pit with David Coleman, local Historical Coalmining Entertainer.

Anthony Kirby and former Moorgreen coalminers viewing the Eastwood coalmining photographic display – April 2024. 

Short video clip of the Eastwood coalmining photographic exhibition, Eastwood library – April 2024

Hairy Bikers at Pleasley Pit with David Coleman, local Historical Coalmining Entertainer.

A certain leader of the opposition had an underground visit to Moorgeen in 1976. 

Hairy Bikers at Pleasley Pit with David Coleman, local Historical Coalmining Entertainer.

Former miners from Annesley Colliery at Anthony Kirby’s coalmining photo exhibition at Eastwood Library – 18th April 2024. 3rd right is 92 year old Ken Smith, a former chock fitter. 

Hairy Bikers at Pleasley Pit with David Coleman, local Historical Coalmining Entertainer.

Poster from the 1972 miners strike as part of the Eastwood photographic display by Anthony Kirby

Hairy Bikers at Pleasley Pit with David Coleman, local Historical Coalmining Entertainer.

Erewash Valley coalminers at Calverton Colliery in November 1993. 

Hairy Bikers at Pleasley Pit with David Coleman, local Historical Coalmining Entertainer.

Eastwood’s last link with the coalmining industry finishes in 2024.