Passion for Poetry

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Passion for Poetry

Do you have a favourite mining poem, or even one that you've written yourself? We love this poem that our miner Eric wrote, titled 'The True Price of Coal'. Read more

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Mining over time

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Mining over time

How has mining changed through time? How did they travel? How did they move the coal? What did they wear? Which period do you think would have been the best time to work underground, and why? Read more

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The Rhubarb Triangle!

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The Rhubarb Triangle!

Are you baking more at the moment? Have your tried cooking with Rhubarb? Did you know that the Museum is very close to the famous Rhubarb Triangle, and that rhubarb that is grown in the triangle actually has its own protected designation of origin? Read more

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Lila's Poem

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Lila's Poem

We love to hear how visitors have been inspired by a trip to the museum. Recently Lila (age 10) sent us a fabulous poem. If you want to have a go at writing your own Coal Mine Poetry head over to our Learning Resources Page where we have some fabulous resources. Read more

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