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Public Open Days

SGMRG Public Open Days at Oldwood Pit, attracting around 500 visitors. Our next open day will be in September 2018 (entry is FREE). You can also come along to any of our other events for £2.

2018 Program of Public Events

Find out more about our Members-Only events

This is a list of public events that we intend to do. Do not assume that these events will necessarily happen without contacting the relevant person to express interest or request details.

Please find the program of public events for 2018 below.

Date Day Event Details Contact
7th April 2018SatOUTING 1 to Troopers Hill and surrounding areaRoger
16th May 2018WedFrampton Cotterell LHS walk around mining areas of Coalpit HeathRoger
1st-4th June 2018Fri-MonNational Mining Conference Forest of DeanRoger
15th-16th Sep 2018Sat-SunOldwood Pits - Heritage Open DaysRoger
3rd October 2018WedTalk at the Miners Institute 7:30pm for 8:00pmRoger
5th December 2018WedTalk at the Miners Institute 7:30pm for 8:00pmRoger

Talks are in the Miners Institute (aka Coalpit Heath Village Hall), 214 Badmington Rd, Coalpit Heath, BS36 2QB. Talks start at 7:30 pm for 8:00 pm.

To book your place on an event and to find out final details, please contact the person named above (click the link) or if no-one is named (or their name is not on the contacts page), please contact the Events Organiser. Note that the Miner's Institute is now more commonly known as Coalpit Heath Village Hall.

There are also monthly working parties (some evenings and some weekends) either underground or doing surface archeology. If you are interest in these events, then please contact the Projects Manager. All help is greatfully received on the working parties, even if you can only turn up for some of the time. Why not come and watch for an hour first, to see what we are doing and what is involved. Work can be found for all abilities.

*Events are FREE to members of SGMRG and £2 to non-members - except (for both members and non-members) where admission charges or travel costs apply.

If you would like to see other events taking place, then let the Events Organiser know via our Contact Us page. If you would like some ideas, you can view a list of our Past Events.

Other events: Members might also be interested in the events put on by other organisations in the area:

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