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P1040465Saturday 12th July was our first weekend open day. Our volunteers Gary and Stephen built a mine crawl for people to experience what working conditions might have been like with some replica picks and a coal tub

P1040481We cleared off the Boiler House floor to show visitors what we had found

P1040454Craft activities with Tobias – making Canary birds and Plaster casts of some finds

P1040446Alethea got dressed up as a miner to show visitors through the mines!
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Gary Brain, ex miner, and Alethea leaving the crawl for the day!

Thank you to everyone who volunteered, helped out and attended our open day on Saturday!

The next event will be a Victorian themed day on Saturday 9th August we hope to see you there!

Jo

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