# BLACK COAL MINERS

EVENTS

Get involved in DIGGING DEEP heritage events.

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COAL ART WORKSHOPS summer/autumn 2018

Participate in creating art made primarily out of coal.The artwork created in the four workshops by volunteers will go into a larger heritage exhibition that will tour mining museums and other establishments across the UK.

Workshops to include:
  • creating unique art pieces made out of coal and other materials
  • coal crafts
  • designing and drawing dust portraits
  • enjoying demonstrations led by our visiting scientists and artists

If you have any questions or want to book a space feel free to contact us! (BOOKING ESSENTIAL)
info@nottinghamnewscentre.com
Tel: +44 (0) 115 871 3819
If you would like to be a volunteer helper at a workshop email info@nottinghamnewscentre.com for opportunities. Any help is much appreciated. Travel expenses paid.

Dates for 2018: 30th July, 31st July, 18th August, 8th September
Time: 10am - 4pm
Venue: YMCA 61b Mansfield Road Nottingham NG1 3FN
Refreshments provided
FREE EVENT


Coal art Workshops flyer
£FREE
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Miners' Reunion 27th April 2018 & Touring Exhibition

https://vimeo.com/267018775​​​​​​​
Hear about progress preserving personal narratives of former African Caribbean coal miners as well as a chance to meet up and to share mining heritage and view our touring exhibition (contemporary and archive images).

Date: Friday 27th April 2018
Time 1pm -4pm
Venue: Mapperley Plains Social Club
Plains Road Nottingham NG3 5RH
FREE EVENT


If you have any questions or want to register as a guest, feel free to contact us (BOOKING ESSENTIAL).
info@nottinghamnewscentre.com
Tel: +44 (0) 115 871 3819

If you would like to be a volunteer helper email info@nottinghamnewscentre.com for opportunities. Any help is much appreciated. Travel expenses paid.

Miners' Reunion 2018
£FREE
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Touring display

The DIGGING DEEP touring display, illustrating aspects of the project's findings and thus, new knowledge created, can be viewed throughout the year at various locations across the UK.

CONFIRMED VENUES:
Nottingham Carnival ( August 2016, 2017, 2018)
Bilsthorpe Mining Museum, Nottinghamshire (Jan- Feb 2018)
Mapperley Social Club, Nottinghamshire (April 2018)

Hosting the DIGGING DEEP touring display within your school, college, university, community group or national organisation is easy. Email info@blackcoalminers.com for an application form and we will be happy to assist in sharing heritage.

MAJOR EXHIBITION
Our major exhibition will be hosted at the National Coal Mining Museum for England, Yorkshire from September - December 2019.


£FREE
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Presentations & talks

Project presentation and display at:

University of Nottingham, 17th October 2017
Black Ballad, History group, London 31st October 2017
Scottish Oral History Society, University of Strathclyde, 27th November 2017
Oral History Society Conference, Belfast, June 2018

Email info@blackcoalminers.com to book a presentation/talk for your organisation.
£FREE
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