Homepage News Listing Sitemap Events Cookie Policy Accessibility Information

FREE Autumn Lectures - Big Pit

A week to go until the first of our FREE Autumn Lectures on Saturday 16th September at 1.30pm.

Dr Barrie Jones CBE, originally from Llanelly Hill be joining us with his talk entitled “Coal Mining Underground - A Personal Journey to its End.”

Barrie worked at Big Pit in 1964 & 1965 whilst studying at University, before embarking on a long and distinguished career which included working as a mining engineer for the NCB/British Coal Corporation for 26 years between 1970 and 1996, for the Mines Rescue Service, a Non-Executive Member/ Director of the Coal Authority, Chief Examiner for the Mining Qualifications Boards and Fellow of the Institution of Mining.

Please note that the talk will take place in the Pithead Baths so please arrive in plenty of time.

Posted on: Thursday 14th September 2017