Category Archives: Heritage Centre

Christmas and New Year Opening 2021

This year we’re going to be closing earlier then usual on the 23rd December for our Christmas Break. We’ll be closed on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New […]

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Ben’s Visit to the Surface Gallery

Yesterday we welcomed Ben with his grandparents, as the first wheelchair user in our surface mine display based on a training gallery formerly used at Kellingley Colliery, the last deep […]

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Opening the New Surface Gallery

On Sunday we held the official opening of our New Surface Gallery. This is a recreation of a section of a coal mine above ground that is accessible to a […]

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May 17th Covid Changes

We’ve finally got to 17th May and another step towards normality. As of today we are able to seat people inside, although we still have to have the social distancing […]

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Re-opening 17th April

We’re happy to announce that we will be reopening our café on Saturday 17th April, now that we are entering step 2 of the reopening plan. Its no coincidence that […]

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Happy New Year

We’d like to wish all of our visitors, volunteers and friends a happy and safe New Year. This year has been a very strange one, it started well enough, but […]

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2nd Lockdown

Last night the government announced a second lockdown and so we must temporarily close once more from 5th November. Thanks to everyone who has supported the Heritage Centre through the […]

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We’re pleased to announce that we are re-opening on the 4th July! As with other businesses there are changes to our normal operations. Initially we’ll be only be opening at […]

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Thai Cave Rescue Account

Over the summer the world was gripped by a drama unfolding in the caves of Thailand, when a group of twelve children from the Wild Boards football team were trapped […]

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We’re a “Little Treasure”!

On Friday we were awarded the “Little Treasures of Britain” award at the 22nd Group Travel Awards, One of our trustees, Les, was on hand to receive this awards from the […]

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