September 23, 2008

Mining Scenes

A SPECIAL screening of archive film footage is set to bring memories of Northumberland coal mining into the 21st Century.

Three films - showcasing the 1959 miners' picnic in Bedlington, the former Woodhorn Colliery in the '70s and the transportation of coal from the old Ashington Colliery - will be shown the Woodhorn Museum and Archives Centre.

Taking place on Wednesday October 1, the screening is free, but those wanting to attend should either book a place in advance on (01670) 528 080

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