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“The Coast” – New gallery added

By ATCD-John | Oct 2, 2017

A new gallery of photographs taken in the coastal towns of the North of England has been added to the After the Coal Dust site. This new set of photos features images taken on the Yorkshire coast (Scarborough, Bridlington etc) as well as pictures of Blackpool and Liverpool on the west coast.  

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Freya’s Art & Photography site

By ATCD-John | Aug 19, 2017

Art by Freya – Freya Gill has recently set up a separate website for displaying her artwork and photography. Art by Freya will offer sales of prints from her various paintings and drawings as well as showcasing some of her photography.

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Street Photography – Cutting the Crap

By ATCD-John | Jun 10, 2017

Street Photography – Cutting the Crap Think of a street photographer, one of your favourites. It could be anyone from CartierBresson to someone whose pictures you like on Facebook. Now think about their photographs, the really memorable ones. The ones that immediately spring to mind when someone mentions the photographer’s name. Chances are there won’t … Read more

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After the Coal Dust exhibition at National Mining Museum for England

NCM exhibition extended

By ATCD-John | Jun 8, 2017

The After the Coal Dust exhibition at the National Mining Musuem for England at Wakefield has been extended until the 11th of September 2017. The National Mining Museum is a great day out with many different displays and the opportunity to have a visit underground.  

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After the Coal Dust exhibition at National Mining Museum for England

Elliott Sheard 1926-2017

By ATCD-John | May 24, 2017

Elliott Sheard 1926-2017 Sadly Bridget’s father Elliott Sheard the former Bevin Boy featured on the site passed away on the 19th May aged 90. He managed to visit the After the Coal Dust exhibition at the National Mining Museum and greatly enjoyed the good wishes from both staff and visitors at the museum. He will be … Read more

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Why do we take street photos?

By ATCD-John | May 10, 2017

Street Photography – Not a “How-To” Step 1: – Point the camera in the right direction. Step 2: – Press the shutter. That’s the technical stuff out of the way (at least for this article!) With street photography, as with any photography, the ‘why’ is at least as important as the ‘how’. Why subject ourselves … Read more

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National Mining Museum for England

Exhibition at National Mining Museum now open

By ATCD-John | Feb 21, 2017

The After the Coal Dust exhibition is now running at the National Mining Museum for England until the 29th May 2017. httpss://www.ncm.org.uk/whats-on/after-the-coal-dust-exhibition      

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Exhibition at the National Coal Mining Museum for England

By ATCD-John | Jan 23, 2017

After the Coal Dust Exhibition A selection of photographs from the After the Coal Dust project will be exhibited at the National Coal Mining Museum for England from February 27th to May 29th  2017. National Coal Mining Museum for England Caphouse Colliery New Road Overton Wakefield WF4 4RH Tel: 01924 848 806 Email: [email protected]

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A Kellingley Poem

By ATCD-John | Nov 23, 2016

KELLINGLEY (a poem by Stuart Bailey) Today it was the final day for them, As the team went down the mine, A sad, sad day for our proud nation, For deep shaft mining it is the time. The glory of this our proud nation, Once built upon these men’s toil and sweat, Many men injured … Read more

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