Oaks Disaster Talk

To launch Explore Your Archives week in Barnsley we will be giving a talk on the Oaks Disaster at Experience Barnsley.


Start Date: 14th November 2015, 13:00
End Date: 14th November 2015, 14:00

Event Info

The Oaks Disaster is the worst mining disaster in English History, killing over 360 men and boys. A team of volunteers have been delving into the archives to reveal their stories. Come along to find out what they have discovered.

This event is free and is part of Explore Your Archives Week at Barnsley Archives and Local Studies. Research into the Oaks Disaster is being coordinated by the Dearne Valley Landscape Partnership as part of plans to mark the 150th Anniversary next year.



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

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