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Pit Picture of the Month
13-Shirebrook Colliery & Village

Photo: Roger Grayson (Chad) Shirebrook Colliery and Village.


News and Events
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Read about recent news and events concerning East Midland's ex-miners and mining history 

Songs and Rhymes from the Mines
Dealing with the past: Coal, Community and Change (1965-2015)
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Word of the Week
ON THE TONNAGE (Noun): Payment system that depended on the amount of coal a miner extracted.

This NTU funded project engaged people with mining through poetry, creative writing and music.

This photographic exhibition is travelling around the East Midlands.

East Midlands Coal Mining Heritage Forum

This forum was set up in 2017 to improve networking between coalmining heritage groups in the region.


Bestwood Black Diamonds 

A 1932 film showing archive footage from Bestwood Colliery

Dot Hills
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This HLF funded project brought school children and miners together through art and music.

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