A brand new photographic exhibition has today opened at National Mining Museum Scotland. The exhibition is the culmination of a six month nature photography competition celebrating the Year of Natural Scotland 2013.
Scotland's worst ever mining disaster happened on 22nd October 1877 at Blantyre.
Scotland’s proud coalfield communities have a new place to remember the victims of their dirty and dangerous industry, with the opening of a superb new facility at National Mining Museum Scotland in Newtongrange.
Midlothian MP and former miner David Hamilton formally opened the UK’s first National Mining Memorial Centre on Saturday 7th September.
2013 is the centenary of the Cadder Pit Disaster, one of Scotland's most significant mining accidents.
Scotland’s National Mining Museum is hosting an exciting new exhibition entitled “Facing the Past: Telling Scotland’s Story”, premiered on Friday in the museum’s Special Exhibition Gallery.
Telling Scotland’s Story is a book which was published by the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland in 2013. It introduces the ScARF (Scottish Archaeological Research Framework) project and features a series of surprising and unusual stories about Scotland uncovered by the latest research. It is presented in the style of a graphic novel, illustrated by the Scottish comic artist Sha Nazir of Black Hearted Press and written by James Crawford.
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