Black miners heritage is now featured in the following TV broadcast programmes, short films/videos, print publications, books, radio, podcast broadcasts, online & print articles, blogs and vlogs:

Thank you to all our media partnerships, contributors, volunteers and the public.


  1. Wales' Black Miners, ​​​​​co-production in collaboration with BBC Wales & Cardiff Productions, October 2020 https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/m000n9rx/wales-black-miners
  2. BBC Bargain Hunt Nottingham 13, series 50, 2018 https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b0b99x4b
  3. BBC Inside Out East Midlands, 'Brothers Beneath the Surface' news feature, 2017 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eOHHcTgzs5E
  4. BBC Class Clips KS2 - Mac Williams, working in the coal mining industry 2021 https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/class-clips-video/history-ks2-black-british-stories-mac-williams/zng3f82
  5. BBC Teach Black History Stories, featured in BBC Bitesize Learning Zone: Storytelling, in collaboration with CTVC Productions 2021 https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m000vsk0/episodes/guide and https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p09cvyfj
  6. Channel 4 News 'Windrush Miners Hold Reunion' 2018 https://www.channel4.com/news/windrush-miners-hold-reunion
  7. ITV Tyne Tees, October 2020 https://www.itv.com/news/tyne-tees/2020-10-06/new-exhibition-running-during-black-history-month-at-woodhorn-museum-to-celebrate-black-and-african-caribbean-miners
  8. ITV Look North, October 2020 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xys1sLGt5Cg&feature=youtu.be
  9. BBC Wales News article October 2020
  10. ITV Calendar (Yorkshire TV) news, 15th October 2019
  11. NOTTS TV 2019
  12. Sharuna Sagar TV https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xys1sLGt5Cg
  13. ITV Calendar, news feature, Windrush Generation Remembered, Doncaster, South Yorkshire, 22 June 2021 https://www.itv.com/news/calendar/2021-06-22/event-celebrates-contribution-of-the-windrush-generation-to-south-yorkshire


  1. Woodhorn Mining Museum https://vimeo.com/468200112
  2. Kirklees TV, Digging Deep Exhibition https://youtu.be/sgC_MFy2XsQ
  3. Kirklees TV, Jamaica high Commission for the UK visits Digging Deep Exhibition https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xRfoE4nNHnc&t=17s
  4. Norma Gregory , Digging Deep Exhibition promotional video/vlog https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BZl9b7iIJHI
  5. National Coal Mining Museum ( archive collections) https://www.ncm.org.uk
  6. Digging Deep documentary (59 mins) by Nottingham News Centre (2018)
  7. Skin & Coal documentary by Claudine Booth (52 mins, 1986/7)) Concord Media
  8. BLACK MINERS MUSEUM Black Miners Heritage Representations in Art https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zLxhFRe89Zs&t=15s
  9. BLACK MINERS MUSEUM 'Mining Migration' Black miner stained glass window making with Stella Chadwick https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_1kW-RfZ6_k&t=1s
  10. BLACK MINERS MUSEUM Coal Mining History, Diverse Narratives & Perspectives https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KBoDMcDPiv0&t=4s
  11. BLACK MINERS MUSEUM Diverse Heritage and the Community https://youtu.be/hl8O939jtSA


  1. The Guardian newspaper, article 'Ten black history events that should be taught to every pupil', 11th October 2020. See no.7, Britain's black miners https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/oct/11/black-history-month-events-that-should-be-taught-to-every-pupil
  2. Runnymede Trust https://www.runnymedetrust.org/blog/black-british-coal-miners-significance-and-sacrifice-remembered
  3. The lost story of Britain’s Black miners by Belinda Liversedge with interview contributions https://www.britsafe.org/publications/safety-management-magazine/safety-management-magazine/2021/the-lost-story-of-britain-s-black-miners/
  4. Nottingham Post Live, article by Keimae Blake, 6th October 2021 https://www.nottinghampost.com/news/nottingham-news/meet-nottingham-born-author-broadcaster-6018534
  5. BBC News article, Digging Deep documentary screening October 2020 https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-south-yorkshire-54543640?fbclid=IwAR1CmjZx3X-fBlKj6AqhlaJF7P2pksohkET-uMRx2tjJTwt0zVCb-H9cdco
  6. Historic England https://historicengland.org.uk/whats-new/in-your-area/midlands/black-history-month-part-2/
  7. The Voice Newspaper https://www.voice-online.co.uk/entertainment/arts-culture/2019/09/28/digging-deep-miners-of-african-caribbean-heritage/
  8. The Voice Newspaper http://www.voice-online.co.uk/article/untold-story-britains-black-miners
  9. Nottingham Post Live https://www.nottinghampost.com/news/local-news/what-life-like-working-decades-4585846
  10. ChronicleLive News, North of England East
  11. Black History Month listing https://www.blackhistorymonth.org.uk/article/listings/region/yorkshire/digging-deep-miners-of-african-caribbean-heritage/
  12. The Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining https://www.iom3.org/materials-world-magazine/news/2019/oct/29/digging-deep-black-miners-museum-project
  13. MEDIUM online magazine https://medium.com/@ncb1947/black-history-in-the-coalfields-2ee6f61e15f1
  14. EDITION online magazine, London https://editionbhm.com/2019/10/31/black-coal-miners-a-tribute-to-a-hidden-past/
  15. LEFTLION newspaper, p.27 #119 November 2019 https://www.leftlion.co.uk/media/4876691/leftlion-issue-119-web.pdf
  16. LEFTLION newspaper online https://www.leftlion.co.uk/read/2019/november/norma-gregory-black-miners-history-exhibition/
  17. Toronto Caribbean magazine (print and online versions) https://torontocaribbean.com/digging-deeper-with-norma-gregory/
  18. Sandford Cascade NLHF Project
  19. North East Bylines, Julia Mazza (writer) https://northeastbylines.co.uk/the-lost-story-of-the-caribbean-miners/
  20. Nottingham Post, stain glass window article https://www.nottinghampost.com/news/history/artist-creates-stained-glass-window-4664989
  21. BBC article, 'Nottingham Black Miners History project launched' https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-nottinghamshire-37298751
  22. NOTTS TV https://nottstv.com/inside-pit-nations-untold-story-black-miners-nottinghamshire/
  23. FRIEZE Contemporary Art and Culture magazine, No. 217 March 2021, p. 61 https://shopcc.frieze.com/collections/back-issues/products/current-issue-march-2021-issue-217

NEW BOOKS (Contributions to)

  1. Jamaicans in Nottingham, Narratives and Reflections by Norma Gregory ( Hansib Publications, 2015)
  2. Banners and Beyond: People, Parades and Protest in the Nottinghamshire Coalfield by Dr David Amos and Paul Fillingham. Edited by Gilbert Fillingham Thinkamigo Edition (2021)

  3. Narratives from Beyond the UK Reggae Bassline: The System is Sound (Palgrave Studies in the History of Subcultures and Popular Music) by by William 'Lez' Henry (Editor), Matthew Worley (Editor), 2020
  4. The Life of William Chong, A Windrush Passenger by Bishop James Stapleton OBE and Esther Stapleton-Stone (2021)
  5. David Amos, & Natalie Braber, Coal Mining in the East Midlands, pp112 & p.117, (2017)
  6. Hoxton Mini Press & British Journal of Photography Portraits of Britain, pp124-125, (2018)
  7. Paul Sng, Invisible Britain: Portraits of Hope and Resilience (2018)
  8. Arthur Cole, An Industry Now Lost: the Pride, Passion and Pain of Mining, p.60 (2018)
  9. The https://www.ohs.org.uk/journal/ Oral History Society Journal: Vol.44, p.7, Autumn (2016)
  10. The Oral History Society Journal Vol.46, p.5 Spring (2018)
  11. Coal in the Blood, an East Midlands Coal Mining Anthology, Five Leaves Publications (2021), p136-138


  1. Norma Gregory /Digging Deep project contributed to podcasts leading to the production of: Historic England Irreplaceable: A History of England in 100 Places, 100 Places - Power, Protest & Progress (2018)
  2. BBC Leeds Radio, the Richard Stead Breakfast Show, 7th October 2019 https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/p07nw0vr
  3. Community Conversations, City Arts Nottingham. A project led by Sasizo Phiri and Rachel Wilson Imogen Wilcocks https://open.spotify.com/show/7FuzShUr0PIzWoH02RoLBH?go=1&utm_source=embed_v3&si=hGVsI3M0QEGIp5lJxhjokg&t=0&nd=1