Volunteers bring home award for unearthing mining history

Volunteers who dug deep to celebrate the extraordinary legacy of Yorkshire’s pit workers have scooped a prestigious national award. Working with the team at Temple Newsam House, the group recently co-curated Blot on the Landscape, an exhibition exploring the fascinating history of deep shaft, drift and open cast mining on the estate. Their creative…

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Miners dig deep to unearth estate’s pit history

A group of ex-pit workers from Leeds have gone back to the coal face, working with volunteers to unearth the history of mining at Temple Newsam. Blot on the Landscape, a new exhibition at Temple Newsam House, explores stories of deep shaft, drift and open cast mining on the estate, which once saw large…

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