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Surface Tours

Saturday 17th April is the day that we re-open along with the Apedale Valley Light Railway, and it’ll be a steam service too. We’ll just have the café open, but […]

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Coronavirus Annoucement

With today’s announcement from the Government that all cafés are to close, we have to announce that the Apedale Heritage Centre will be closed for the foreseeable future. In reality […]

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Newcastle in Bloom 2019

Congratulations to the Apedale Community Partnership for their success in this year’s Newcastle in Bloom completion. Awards this year are; a certificate of achievement in the Food and Craft Show, […]

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Deputy’s Sticks in the shop

We’re trying out some thing new in our Shop – Deputy’s Sticks – to see how they go. £15 each. These are Yorkshire style sticks, the ones that were used […]

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Half Term

The bank holiday and half term break is upon us, here’s whats on at Apedale…Monday 27th – Teddy Bears outing on the Apedale Valley Light Railway, kids with bears ride for […]

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Pits and Pots Tours

We’re excited to be partnering with Middleport Pottery to offer the “Pits and Pots” tour. This is a whole day experience that highlights coal’s importance in firing the pottery industry’s growth, from […]

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New Books

Two of the more recent publications that we have on sale in our shop; “Pit Life” is a selection of articles recalling an ex-miners experiences of working underground. “Silverdale 1792-1914” […]

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Museum Heating Project

We’ve recently completed one of our biggest self-funded projects; Heating in the museum along with Solar Panels. During the year and especially summer the Solar Panels will generate power to […]

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Good Luck Mine and Caphouse Colliery

Our mining team have been on a couple of field trips to see other mines.  It’s always great to get out and experience what other organisations are doing.  A few […]

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Woodsmith Mine Training at Apedale

This week we have hosted CFB Risk Management who have been training to support Sirius Minerals PLC in their Woodsmith Polyhalite Mine near Whitby. This is the largest mining project […]

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