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Family of Miners Exhibition

Date:
22/08/2019 - 30/12/2019
Description:
A photographic exhibition by Walter Waygood documenting mining and miners of Blaenafon from the 1970s onwards.

Yama - The mining art of Sakubei Yamamoto

Date:
16 - 30/09/2019
Description:
At the age of seven years old, Sakubei Yamamoto (1892-1984) moved with his family to the coal mines of the Chikuho region in Kyushu. He was apprenticed to a colliery blacksmith at the age of twelve, and later worked as a mine blacksmith and coalminer until the age of 63 in 1955.

Steam Train Running Day

Date:
21 - 22/09/2019
Description:
Blaenavon Heritage Railway is set in the heart of a World Heritage Site on the edge of the Brecon Beacons and has approximately 3½ miles of track.

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New exhibition by Japanese artist opens at Big Pit

- 17/9/2019

Comparing life at the coal mine in Japan and Wales. New exhibition by Japanese artist open…

Blaenavon World Heritage Site to be awarded £180,000 from Valleys Taskforce funding

- 17/9/2019

Blaenavon World Heritage Site to be awarded £180,000 from Valleys Taskforce funding…

Do you fancy being an environmental champion?

- 7/8/2019

If you want to get hands on experience of helping the environment with an opportunity to m…

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