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Apedale Heritage Centre

"Bringing Britain's Great Industries Back to Life"

Queens Award for Voluntary ServiceOur team of enthusiastic volunteers aim to preserve and record the history and industries of the Apedale Valley and the surrounding communities. Based at the site of a former coal mine, we offer authentic underground tours, complemented by our museum and café. The Apedale Valley Railway operates at the same site, adding to a great family visit. More info...

Events at Apedale

  1. In The Park: Kite Festival – ExKitement

    October 2 @ 10:30 am - 4:30 pm
  2. AVLR: Steam Centenary Weekend

    October 8 - October 9
  3. AVLR: Halloween Spooky Specials

    October 29 - October 30
  4. In The Park: 2016 Dales Dash

    December 4 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
  5. AVLR: Santa Special (First Weekend)

    December 10 - December 11

Latest News

  • Rugeley Miners Gala

    Rugeley Miners Gala

    We’ll have a stand at the Lea Hall Miners Reunion Gala this Sunday, 4th September, at the Lea Hall Miners Welfare Centre & Social Club. It’s from …[More...]
  • Silverdale Our Story

    Silverdale Our Story

    Groundwork West Midlands are launching a social history project about Silverdale… “Silverdale Our Story, simply put, is a project that will support local volunteers to …[More...]
  • Visit from the Cast of The Hired Man

    Visit from the Cast of The Hired Man

    This weekend we had a visit from the cast of “The Hired Man” which opens on 29th July at the Lichfield Garrick . Based on a …[More...]

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