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Wednesday 18th September 2019

Family of Miners Exhibition

Family of Miners Exhibition
Date:
22/08/2019 - 30/12/2019
Location:
Big Pit National Coal Mining Museum
Description:
A photographic exhibition by Walter Waygood documenting mining and miners of Blaenafon from the 1970s onwards.

Yama - The mining art of Sakubei Yamamoto

Yama - The mining art of Sakubei Yamamoto
Date:
16 - 30/09/2019
Location:
Big Pit National Coal Mining Museum
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.
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