Black Snow with Jed Grimes

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Black Snow with Jed Grimes

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Starts: Friday 28 September 2018 7:30 PM

Ends: Friday 28 September 2018 9:00 PM

At: The Civic, Hanson Street, Barnsley, S70 2HZ

Organised by: The Civic - Barnsley

An evening of song, laughter and some tears celebrating the heritage of Britain’s coal mining industry. Film, music and discussion emphasise the community spirit forged then and struggling determinedly to survive now.

Britain’s biggest ever mining disaster. The Oaks explosion (Pictured) on Wednesday 12 December 1866 killed 361 miners and rescuers at the Oaks Colliery at Hoyle Mill near Stairfoot in Barnsley

Film-maker, Stephen Linstead discusses and shows the multi-award winning Black Snow depicting the legacy of this disaster.

The evening will be book-ended by songs and stories of life in the former mining regions of the UK, from BBC Radio 2 Folk Award nominee Jed Grimes.

Tickets £12 | £10 conc | £8 child

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The Civic Barnsley

Our artistic programme provides lots of opportunities for children and young people to enjoy and participate in the arts. We regularly host schools visits to our exhibitions and encourage schools to book for performances in the Assembly Room offering supporting workshops with the visiting companies whenever we can.As an arts award supporter and we actively encourage schools and other groups to use us as a resource for learning and creative development.

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