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Closed on 26th-27th July

We will be having some work done on our main electricity supply on the 26th and 27th July, and so will be closed for those two days. Apologies for any […]

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Next Extended Tours

Our next extended tours will be held on the 25th March and the 29th April.  Visit our Delve Deeper! page for more information.

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Extended Tours

Some exciting news.. On February 18th we will be running extended mine tours to parts of the mine not previously open to the public.  This a bit more of a […]

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Trip to Caphouse Colliery

Volunteers from Apedale recently visited The National Coal Mining museum at Caphouse Colliery at the invitation of Ian Wibberley, who as well as being involved at Caphouse. is one of […]

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New Café Flooring – closed Nov 14th to 18th

We are planning to renew the flooring in the Heritage Centre during November as the existing vinyl floor has pretty much reached the end of it’s life.  Its been down for […]

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A visit from the BBC

Recently we had a great time working with a Team from BBC Research and Development and Rewind who recorded some 360o footage at the Heritage Centre.  Even if you didn’t know that […]

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Open Door Wheel Walk

Open Door Stoke-on-Trent (http://www.opendoorstokeontrent.co.uk) are organising a charity walk around Apedale to support their work with homeless and vulnerable people. Tickets include a bowl of lobby, a roll and a […]

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Christmas Opening and 2016 Prices

Now that the AVLR Santa Specials are over and we’ve all more or less recovered, our thoughts turn to Turkey, Christmas pud and terrible jokes from crackers.  We’ll be closed […]

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Oaks Colliery Disaster

We’ve been asked to pass on this request for information and help… Does anyone have, or know of anyone who’s relatives were a victim of the Oaks Colliery Disaster, Barnsley, […]

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Book Launched Today

The Audley and District Family History Society held the launch of their new publication, Mark Casewell’s “Mining Deaths in North Staffordshire 1756-1995” at the centre today.  It’s the first time […]

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