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.
This Half Term join us as we celebrate 100 years of miners welfare and get hands-on with our activities with a mining twist!
From the kitchen to the picket line, discover how women supported the miners through the 1984/85 strike.
Get all the nitty-gritty details about mining in our monthly Technical Tour.
8-14 year olds are invited to get creative at our monthly club, learning new skills and practical techniques!
Explore memories of Bradford Pit in Manchester through a series of etchings and woodcuts created by Gorton Visual Arts.
Come along to one of our Home Educator workshops, experiencing hands-on activities covering topics including History, Science and Art!
Join us on an interactive tour lead by volunteers around the Pithead Baths.
Enjoy an interactive exploration of the Hope Pit area of the site with our volunteer team.
See how communities from Russia, Colombia and the UK were disrupted by opencast mining and how they resisted it.
Watch an explosive science show, enjoy science busking and see how giant machinery runs
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.
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
Hands on science for under 5's. Enjoy simple science activities based on light and dark followed by a magical shadow puppet show.
Join Maurice the Miner and Motty the Mole for our weekly (term time only) activity session for the under 5's.
Visit our resident Blacksmiths at Hope Pit Workshop and find out more about this traditional craft.