Foxfield Colliery, Whitehurst Lane, Godley Brook, Dilhorne, ST10 2PG
The Foxfield Colliery pithead buildings owned by the Foxfield Railway will be open to view this Sunday in celebration of local and regional heritage. Come and enjoy: Dubs Crane Tank in steam providing shunting and lifting demonstrations during the day; guided tours of the site showing recent excavations of the pithead and learning more about the working lives of the miners at Foxfield Colliery; displays featuring photographs of the colliery and railway during its working days and early days of the preserved Foxfield Railway. Chance to see the ongoing excavations and restoration works taking place. Refreshments on sale – all proceeds to the Colliery Development Fund.
Saturday and Sunday, September 14 and 15, 11am to 4pm.