1/25/2020 0 Comments
Pop on a hard hat, a lamp and go an adventure 140 m underground into England’s last deep coalmine.
Chat to charismatic former-miners as they tell the tales of their mining careers and the men, women, children, animals and equipment that worked the coal mines for centuries before them. Hear how mining lingo, hardships and dangers shape how we live our lives today...
PLUS FOR ONE NIGHT ONLY... You can experience a night shift down the pit in to raise funds to go directly to provide emergency winter fuel grants for local families suffering the harsh effects of the cold weather.
Community Foundation Wakefield District are looking for teams of people to Spend a Night Shift down the Pit with BBC Look North's Harry Gration.
Your team will go underground at 11.00pm on Wednesday 5th February before resurfacing at 1.00am.
Following a successful launch of this year’s Winter Fuel Challenge, where £16,600 was raised, you're invited to join us and Yorkshire Families to go on this adventure in aid of a great cause!
This unique event has already received support from Chadwick Lawrence, Direct Marketing, OE Electrical, Jolliffe Cork and the National Coal Mining Museum. You will be going underground with TV presenter, Harry Gration and others who are happy to start the New Year helping keep local families warm this Winter.
If you and your friends/family/colleagues are interested in taking part in the event please contact: email@example.com.
Alternatively, it is easy to sign up or donate via: www.justgiving.com/team/NightShift
Spend a Night Shift down the Pit Wednesday 5thFebruary 2020 11.00pm – 1.00am at National Coal Mining Museum of England.
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