IBMT visit to Big Pit on 15 October 2017

Post date: 21/06/2017

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

Attractions include
Exhibition of mining
Mining galleries
Pit head baths
Historic mining buildings
Tours underground
Cafes where refreshments can be bought
Gift shop


Posted on 21 June 2017.

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