The New Season of Talks for 2018 / 2019 continues with:
17th September 2018 “The Minnie Pit: on the Centenary of the Disaster” with Mr. Lloyd Boardman and Mr. Jim Worgan
Picture: The Day of the Disaster and Commemorative Plate
The Minnie Pit disaster was a coal mining accident that took place on 12th of January 1918 in Halmer End in which 155 men and boys died. The disaster was the worst ever recorded in the North Staffordshire Coalfield.
The Season of Talks for 2018 / 2019:
The meetings will commence at 7 p.m. in Biddulph Library unless a change of venue is indicated.
15th October 2018 “The Minnie Pit: on the Centenary of the Disaster” with Mr. Lloyd Boardman and Mr. Jim Worgan
9th November 2018 Reprise of the Play “When the Boys Come Home.“ with Mr. Bill Ridgway.
Part of a week of events to be organised by Biddulph Town Council to commemorate the centenary of the end of the First World War. The performance will take place on Friday the 9th of November 2018 on the stage of the refurbished Biddulph Town Hall.
19th November 2018 “An Update on the Biddulph Valley Railway“ with Mr. Roland Machin
17th December 2018 “The John Serratt Christmas Lecture” - including film of the early work done in Biddulph Grange Gardens
21st January 2019 “Sutton Hoo and links to Staffordshire” with Mr. Frank Harris
Local and Family History for the Biddulph area
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