CANCELLED- Experiences of a Mines Rescuer

Join us for this free talk offering a unique insight into what the rescuers at the 1866 Oaks Colliery Disaster would have faced.


Start Date: 17th January 2017, 18:30
End Date: 17th January 2017, 20:00

Event Info

*Due to unforeseen circumstances this event has had to be cancelled.

Councillor Ralph Sixsmith was part of the mines rescue team at the 1975 Houghton Main disaster. In this talk he will be sharing his experiences of mines rescue and reflecting on the conditions the 1866 Oaks Disaster volunteers would have faced.

Ralph Sixsmith

Come along to the Learning Lab at Experience Barnsley for this fascinating event. Places are free but must be booked in advance.


Experience Barnsley Museum and Discovery Centre, Town Hall Church Street Barnsley South Yorkshire S70 2TA

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