Oaks Disaster Talk- Friends of Barnsley Archives

A special talk as part of the 150th anniversary commemorations of England's worst mining disaster.


Start Date: 14th November 2016, 19:00
End Date: 14th November 2016, 21:00

Event Info

12th December 2016 marks the 150th anniversary of the Oaks Colliery Disaster, the worst in English history.

Oaks Disaster

This talk will delve into the overall history of the disaster as well as the personal stories of the men, boys and families involved.

This talk is in partnership with the Friends of Barnsley Archives, a non-profit organisation supporting Barnsley Archives and Local Studies.

Admission is £3 and includes refreshments, please contact Roger Walton on 01226 281941 to book your place.


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

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