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Mining Exhibition

August 31 - September 30

The new exhibition of ironstone mining and steel production in East Cleveland launched on Friday 2nd July at St Helen’s Parish Church Carlin How and Skinningrove. The exhibition was opened by the Bishop of Whitby, the Rt Revd Paul Ferguson.

The exhibition includes displays featuring aspects of ironstone mining and steel production in East Cleveland, along with demonstrations of mining tools which you will have a rare opportunity to handle when Covid restrictions allow. However, the star of the exhibition is an 8m long tunnel where you can experience a mine ’explosion’ firsthand. Will you be the one chosen to trigger the explosion?

The exhibition is based in the wheelchair accessible, St Helen’s parish church Carlin How and Skinningrove from now till September 30th 2021. It is open from 11am to 3pm, Wednesday to Saturday, with the explosive pop-up museum tunnel, information about mining and our new museum, and the rare opportunity to handle ironstone mining tools. Information about the history of Saint Helen’s Church will also be available.


August 31
September 30

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