2020

Man and boy in the mines (Flyer Link)

A talk by Bryn Hawkins

Non-members welcome; fee £2:00 ea.

(membership £17:50/year)

The Miners Institute, Coalpit Heath (Location), 7:30 pm for 8:00 pm start.

Contact: SG

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 health concerns (Coronavirus) SGMRG are exercising a cautious approach to meetings and events.  Consequently this event has been postponed and will be rescheduled when the situation improves.

The Engine House Network (Flyer Link)

A talk by Steve Grudgings

Non-members welcome; fee £2:00 ea.

(membership £17:50/year)

The Miners Institute, Coalpit Heath (Location), 7:30 pm for 8:00 pm start.

Contact: SG

Contact: SG

Contact: DH

Black Country Living Museum

Dudley

Website Link

Contact: SG

Contact: SG

Contact: SG

National Heritage Open Days: https://www.heritageopendays.org.uk

Saturday 12th & Sunday 13th: Brandy Bottom Colliery, nr. Pucklechurch; http://www.aibt.org/news.html & http://www.aibt.org/brandy-bottom.html

Sunday 13th: Ram Hill Colliery, Ram Hill; https://tinyurl.com/Ram-Hill-Mine-Open-Day-2020

Contact: RG

The Engine House Network (Flyer Link)

A talk by Steve Grudgings

Non-members welcome; fee £2:00 ea.

(membership £17:50/year)

The Miners Institute, Coalpit Heath (Location), 7:30 pm for 8:00 pm start.

 

Bedminster Coal-Blood, Sweat & Tears ()

A talk by Gary Atterton

Non-members welcome; fee £2:00 ea.

(membership £17:50/year)

The Miners Institute, Coalpit Heath (Location), 7:30 pm for 8:00 pm start.

2019

The Last Days of Mining in South Wales (Flyer Link) a talk by Steve Grudgings.

Steve’s latest book will be on sale at the talk. Non-members welcome; fee £2:00 ea.

(membership £17:50/year)

The Miners Institute, Coalpit Heath (Location), 7:30 pm for 8:00 pm start.

The Darker Side of Bristol (Flyer Link) a talk by Hamish Orr-Ewing.

Non-members welcome; fee £2:00 ea.

(Membership £17:50/year)

The Miners Institute, Coalpit Heath (Location), 7:30 pm for 8:00 pm start.

RAM Hill Colliery Open Day

Colliery sites in urban Bristol

The walk will take in a number of the main colliery sites in urban Bristol and will start in the Siston area and then head into Kingswood. Start time and location to be advised.

Kingswood Miners and Methodism (Flyer Link) a talk by Gary Best.

Non-members welcome; fee £2:00 ea.

(membership £17:50/year)

The Miners Institute, Coalpit Heath (Location), 7:30 pm for 8:00 pm start.

Walking South Gloucestershire’s Iron Mine Sites

Trials, Tribulations & Triumphs, Rescuing Hemingfield Colliery (Flyer Link), a talk by Steve Grudgings.

Non-members welcome; fee £2:00 ea.

(Membership £17:50/year)

The Miners Institute, Coalpit Heath (Location), 7:30 pm for 8:00 pm start.

2018

Windrush Quarry an Underground Cotswold Stone Mine by Jonathan Maisey

Troopers Hill and surrounding area.

National Mining Conference, Forest of Dean.

Heritage Open Days:

  • Brandy Bottom Colliery, Pucklechurch
  • Oldwood Pits, nr. Rangeworthy
  • Ram Hill Colliery, nr. Coalpit Heath

Cancelled

Early Engine Houses & Railways of the Forest of Dean by David Hardwick