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Grand Day Out - summer holiday activities at the Mining Museum

About the event

Grab your bucket and spade and head to the National Coal Mining Museum, where we’ll be giving you a taste of how miners spent their summer holidays with changing weekly themes! Get digging at the beach, discover the history of Gala Day, get hands-on with our pop-up crafts and even challenge yourself to do one of our trails.

Please click on the link under Further Information for more details.

Contacts

National Coal Mining Museum

Caphouse Colliery New Road, Overton, Wakefield, WF4 4RH

01924 848806

Dates and venues

  • Saturday 24 July 2021 - 10:00am - 5:00pm, Brass Bands & Majorettes
  • Sunday 25 July 2021 - 10:00am - 5:00pm, Brass Bands & Majorettes
  • Wednesday 28 July 2021 - 10:00am - 5:00pm, Wednesday till following Sunday. Theme of week: Pony Week
  • Wednesday 4 August 2021 - 10:00am - 5:00pm, Wednesday till following Sunday. Theme of week: Games Week
  • Wednesday 11 August 2021 - 10:00am - 5:00pm, Wednesday till following Sunday. Theme of week: Beside the Seaside
  • Wednesday 18 August 2021 - 10:00am - 5:00pm, Wednesday till following Sunday. Theme of week: Sound of Music
  • Wednesday 25 August 2021 - 10:00am - 5:00pm, Wednesday till following Sunday. Theme of week: All the Fun of the Fair
  • Wednesday 1 September 2021 - 10:00am - 5:00pm, Wednesday till following Sunday. Theme of week: Best in Show
  • Sunday 5 September 2021 - 10:00am - 5:00pm, Last day of Grand Day Out - Wednesday to Sunday from 28th July 2021.

Further information

Documents

Themes

Children up to age 12 (including family events) Events for children of various age groups up to 12, although there may be some overlap with our Young people theme.
Learning and interest Events related to education and careers, as well as learning for fun. Also, talks, guided walks, and events of historical or other interest.