Museum and Other News

Museum and Other News

Museum News Thanks to the generosity of Godfrey Hucker, with a substantial donation, together with the profit from the Museum’s Easter raffle – our thanks to Mr. & Mrs. Roy Sealey and Poxon’s Butchers and others for the prizes – a nice collection of colliery checks has been acquired, including several of local interest.

 Coffee Break for Mining Project

The maquette heading into the Heritage Centre at Chasewater Railway

 The Burntwood Chase Heritage Group is raising money towards a mining memorial at Sankey’s Corner by hosting a coffee break with photographic exhibition this weekend.

It takes place at St. Matthews Social Club, Burntwood on Saturday, April 28th, from noon onwards.  Admission is free and there will be a raffle and tombola.  The bar will be open and coffee and tea will be served.

Proceeds will go to the Sankey’s Corner Arts Project (SCAMP).

Saturday 28th April 2012.

The Dedication Ceremony of the extension to the original miners’ monument in Hednesford Town Centre will take place on the above date at 3.00pm.

The Bishop of Manchester Right Reverend Nigel McCulloch will officiate, music will be provided by Rugeley Power Station Band and the Cannock Chase Orpheus Male Voice Choir.

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