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Half Term @ Pit - various activities

About the event


This February Half Term @ Pit, join us as we celebrate 100 years of Miners' Welfare, getting hands-on with our mining-themed activities!

Some activities go from 15th to 23rd February, others are Monday to Friday.

All are aimed at children and families but for some there may be a lower age limit.

Includes Traditional games, meet Peggy Thorpe a miner's wife, making a miniature miners' playground, horse keeper talks and blacksmith's demonstrations and much more.

Please click on the link under Further Information and then just keep scrolling down for details of everything at half term @ Pit .

Contacts

National Coal Mining Museum

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

01924 848806

Dates and venues

  • Saturday 15 February 2020 , .Various activities between 15th and 23rd February - please see website for details.
  • Sunday 16 February 2020 , .Various activities between 15th and 23rd February - please see website for details. 16th and 23rd only - at certain times: Explore Pithead Baths and Explore Hope Pit.
  • Monday 17 February 2020 , .Various activities between 15th and 23rd February - please see website for details.
  • Tuesday 18 February 2020 , .Various activities between 15th and 23rd February - please see website for details. Today only - Game On.
  • Sunday 23 February 2020 , .Various activities between 15th and 23rd February - please see website for details. 16th and 23rd only - at certain times: Explore Pithead Baths and Explore Hope Pit.

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.

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