Grim Up North

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Colliery Canter Evening Series 3/3 2018 Book your tickets

‘Over 90 years ago, I was born in Barnsley, Yorkshire, to a working-class family. Poverty was as natural to us as great wealth and power were to the aristocracy of that age. Like his father and grandfather before him, my dad, Albert, eked out a meagre existence as a miner, working hundreds of feet below the surface, smashing the rock face with a pickaxe, searching for coal’ how times have changed… Rabbit Ings is a country park located on the former colliery yard and spoil heap of the Monkton Colliery and then the Royston Drift Mine, which closed in 1989. The 64-hectare site, situated near Royston in South Yorkshire, is home to an array of wildlife – including newts, snakes and herons., Another example of Yorkshire been anything but grim

Wednesday 4th July 2018
06:00 pm

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5 miles

Wednesday 4th July 2018
06:00 pm

Colliery Canter 5 miles

  • Aged 18 and over
  • Only 38 places remaining
  • Difficulty rating
£20
£18

10 miles

Wednesday 4th July 2018
06:00 pm

Colliery Canter 10 miles

  • Aged 18 and over
  • Only 44 places remaining
  • Difficulty rating
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