The Northern Mine Research Society
Programme of Events for 1996


All meets subject to weather and permission being granted. Further details in Newsletter.


Saturday, 23rd March
Annual General Meeting & Annual Dinner 1996. Venue: AGM to be held at the Old White Bear (Laughing House) in Crosshills, Keighley, NGR SE009450. AGM at 5.00pm.
also Saturday, 23rd March
Annual Dinner at the Dog and Gun, Glusburn, Keighley, West Yorkshire, NGR SD993444. Dinner will be 7.30 for 8.00pm. Details of the menu and price and a booking form will be in the February Newsletter.
Saturday, 30th March
Rossendale Coal Mines. Leaders: J. Davies and C. Seal. Tel (01434) 382429. Meet at 10:30am at Small Track beside A882 Rawtenstall to Burnley Road, NGR SE831287. Surface Walk.
Sunday, 28th April
Florence Iron Ore Mine. Leader: S. Everett. Tel (01756) 792120. Meet at 10am at Florence Mine Heritage Centre signposted off A595 near Egremont, NGR NY017103. An admission price of £3 includes an underground tour.
Saturday & Sunday, 8th & 9th June
Weardale. Leader R. Bade. Tel. (0181) 5406229. Meet at 10am both days at the Rookhope Arch, NGR NY925430. Surface walks and some underground trips.
Saturday & Sunday, 27th & 28th July
Grinton Mines. Leader I. Spensley. Tel. (01969) 624110. Meet at 10am on both days at layby at road junction above Grinton, NGR SE046977. Surface walks and underground trips.
Saturday, 14th September
Alston Moor Collieries. Leader: C. Seal. Tel. (01434) 382429. Meet at 10:30am at Alston Railway Station, NGR NY716468. Guided walk to principal sites and underground trip.
Sunday, 15th September
Nenthead - Rampgill Mine. Leader: D. McCurdy. Tel. (01942) 718192. Meet at 10:30am at Nenthead Car Park, NGR NY781437. Underground.
Saturday, 9th November
General Meeting. Sicklinghall Village Hall near Wetherby, NGR SE364484, at 2:30pm. Slides and Pie and Peas to follow.

Ray Burnley .. IT Services (Social Studies & Law), University of Exeter
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