Recently, the Museum welcomed two trainee teachers, Jade and Sonia, to come and experience what our education team do and how it differs from the traditional classroom setting.
Upon leaving, Jade and Sonia were kind enough to write about how their time working here helped them and the kind of things they got up to! Read more
Tuesday 18th June marks the 35th anniversary of the Battle of Orgreave - a confrontation between pickets and police officers that became known as one of the most violent confrontations in British history. Read more
If you’ve happened to be keeping up with the TV series Gentleman Jack, you’ll be familiar with the story of Anne Lister: the woman who, upon taking over the management of her family’s home, Shibden Hall, discovered a significant amount of coal that could be mined for considerable profit.
But did you know that Anne wasn’t the only Lister woman working in the coal industry within the area? And what has it got to do with Caphouse Colliery?