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After the Coal Dust exhibition at National Mining Museum for England

NCM exhibition extended

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.  
After the Coal Dust exhibition at National Mining Museum for England

Elliott Sheard 1926-2017

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

Why do we take street photos?

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

A Kellingley Poem

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