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After the Coal Dust Book Review

We just wanted to share a review of the ‘After the Coal Dust’ book by the acclaimed Italian novelist, screenwriter and documentary film maker, Francesca Melandri. Many people will be aware of her ‘Letter from the Future’ that spread globally…

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Two Mining Poems by Stuart Bailey

Stuart Bailey has been kind enough to send us a couple of his poems relating to the local collieries. WHELDALE DISASTER   It was there at the Wheldale Colliery, Castleford Two seams of coal were being worked in that mine…

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After the Coal Dust Book

The After the Coal Dust book will be available from the 1st October. It will feature over a hundred photographs by John and Bridget Gill as well as a few short, written pieces. The book will be available as a…

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After the Coal Dust – The Book

We’re looking to have a book with photos from the After the Coal Dust project and some of the other street and portrait images from my personal site (John Gill Photography) available late September/October time. If all goes to plan…

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YPU Keighley Day 2019

John will be one of the guest lecturers at the Yorkshire Photographic Union (YPU) Keighley Day  2019. The event will be held at Pontefract, West Yorkshire on the 16th November 2019 More details at the YPU website

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Exhibition at Hull is very doubtful

It now seems very unlikely that our After the Coal Dust exhibition at the HIP Gallery, Hull will take place at all. We have been unable to get a reply or acknowledgement from them despite attempting to contact them several…

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