As part of the IBMT’s Annual General Meeting weekend a visit has been organised on Sunday 15 October to the National Mining Museum at Big Pit.
10.15am: Coach will leave Cardiff and travel to the museum at Big Pit, Blaenavon. Cost of the coach will be £10 per person. Entry to the museum is free.
11.30am: Commemoration at Big Pit and re-dedication of the memorial to the Welsh miners who went to Spain to fight for the Spanish Republic.
12pm: A short talk by Graham Davies about his book ‘You Are Legend – Welsh Volunteers in the Spanish Civil War’.
3pm: Leave Big Pit.
4pm: Arrive back in Cardiff.
Big Pit has many visitor attractions and information can be found on the website https://museum.wales
Exhibition of mining
Pit head baths
Historic mining buildings
Cafes where refreshments can be bought
For those who wish to take the underground tour a number of places will be booked. The tour is well worth doing especially for those who have not visited a coal mine previously. Places on the underground tour will be limited.
Please contact the IBMT Wales Secretary (see below) as soon as possible to book:
1. Seat(s) on the coach
2. Place(s) on the underground tour.
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Posted on 21 June 2017.