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Digging Deep: Miners of African Caribbean Heritage

In the first ever exhibition looking at the role of immigrants in the coal industry, Digging Deep: Miners of African Caribbean Heritage explores black miners' migration memories adjusting to life in the UK.

Women in the Miners’ Strike

From the kitchen to the picket line, discover how women supported the miners through the 1984/85 strike.

Technical Tours

Get all the nitty-gritty details about mining in our monthly Technical Tour.

Caphouse Creators

8-14 year olds are invited to get creative at our monthly club, learning new skills and practical techniques!

Bradford Pit Exhibition

Explore memories of Bradford Pit in Manchester through a series of etchings and woodcuts created by Gorton Visual Arts.

Home Educator Sessions

Come along to one of our Home Educator workshops, experiencing hands-on activities covering topics including History, Science and Art!

Explore Hope Pit

Enjoy an interactive exploration of the Hope Pit area of the site with our volunteer team.

British Science Week

Watch an explosive science show, enjoy science busking and see how giant machinery runs

Heritage Walk

Uncover the shadows of our mining past in a landscape reclaimed by nature, and seeped in stories of characters that made the history of Caphouse Colliery and the surrounding areas so captivating.

Drawn from the Pits

From the dark depths of the British mines a group of luminary artists emerged, depicting lives of mining communities. See how their experiences in the mine influenced their artwork, understand why they became artists and what role it played in their lives

Wacky Wednesdays Science Special

Hands on science for under 5's. Enjoy simple science activities based on light and dark followed by a magical shadow puppet show.

Wacky Wednesdays

Join Maurice the Miner and Motty the Mole for our weekly (term time only) activity session for the under 5's.

Blacksmiths Demos

Visit our resident Blacksmiths at Hope Pit Workshop and find out more about this traditional craft.

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