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Thursday 26th September 2019

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.

Dawnswyr Blaenafon

Dawnswyr Blaenafon
Date:
26/09/2019
Location:
Blaenavon Workmen's Hall
Description:
Are you interested in Welsh traditions and culture? Would you like to keep fit and have fun at the same time?
Friday 27th 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.

Bat and Moth Evening

Date:
27/09/2019
Location:
Blaenavon World Heritage Centre - Blaenavon
Description:
Meet in the World Heritage Centre car park before relocating to the Garn Lakes to look for bats and moths.
Saturday 28th 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.

"Dog Stone" Guided Walk

Date:
28/09/2019
Location:
Blaenavon World Heritage Centre - Blaenavon
Description:
The Dog Stone on Varteg Hill is a monument to the memory of Carlo, a red setter accidentally shot during a grouse shoot in 1864. The "stone" is an iron monument, cast in Blaenafon.

Steam Train Running Day

Steam Train Running Day
Date:
28 - 29/09/2019
Location:
Blaenavon Heritage Railway
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.
Sunday 29th 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.
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