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Minnie Pit Disaster Remembrance Weekend 9th & 10th Jan

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Halmer End Methodist Church will be holding its Annual Remembrance Weekend for the victims of the Minnie Pit Explosion of 12th January 1918.

On Saturday 9th January at 2.00 pm
The Audley and District Family History Society have organised a book launch at 2.00 pm for their new publication "Halmer End in the 1920's".

On Sunday 10th January from 11.00 am 'til 3.00 pm
Various groups, organisations and individuals have been invited to attend with coal mining memorabilia and items of interest including:

Apedale Heritage Centre;
Foxfield Railway;
Audley & District Family History Society;
Ken's Miner's Lamps;
Podmore Conservation Group.

The Chapel will be open from 11.00 am for visitors to have a quiet time of remembrance for all killed in this disaster and the day will conclude with a short Service of Remembrance at 3.00 pm conducted by Rev'd Alison Anderson BA BD.

Admission is free and refreshments will be available.
Young people are especially invited along to learn about the coal mining industry which has shaped our local area and our heritage.

For more details contact David Rowley:
dj-rowley@techdocservices.co.uk or Raymond Dale:
ray.dale@mypostoffice.co.uk

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