Tag Archives: Miners Strike

Women’s pit camp memorabilia on display

Sheffield Women against Pit Closures are the subject of a new ‘protest lab’ exhibition at the Millenium Gallery. The exhibition includes memorabilia, banners and poetry from the 1984/85 miners strike but also for the first time from the women’s pit camp at Houghton Main in 1993 set up to campaign against pit closures. Simon Thake reports for Sheffield Live!

Still the enemy within

Thirty years ago South Yorkshire was in the middle of the Miners Strike.  The award winning documentary, Still the Enemy Within, is being shown again to mark this historic working class struggle.