SEAM exhibition

RARELY-SEEN ROOM IN NEWCASTLE’S MINING INSTITUTE TO OPEN FOR EXHIBITION The Mining Institute, Newcastle upon Tyne A rarely-seen room in Newcastle’s Mining Institute, where mine owners and workers used to meet to hammer out their differences over working conditions, will be open to visitors this summer as it hosts a…

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Newcastle International Film Festival: Glass slides Street Life

Friday 30th March 2018, 16:00, £8 Unseen Photos of Newcastle NEWCASTLE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL kicks off its first installment with a major historical find – rare glass slides of 1880s Newcastle in this World Premiere Show. The Newcastle Film Festival in association with The Mining Institute are unveiling the first public…

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Woodsmith Mine

We are very proud to see that our Past-President, Frederick Smith, has been honoured in the naming of a new mine by Sirius Minerals near Whitby.  Alongside fellow geologist Peter Woods, Rick played a key role in the development of the mine.  Peter Woods played a leading role in the…

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