Getting Involved

The Friends of Hemingfield Colliery, led by Directors Steve, Glen, Christine and Ian invite you to join us on some or all of the following:

  • Local and Social History

    – Sharing the stories of local people and family connections to the site.

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  • Site clearance and conservation

    – help clear the land of vegetation that has built up over many years.

Many hands make mattocks light(er) work!

  • Industrial archaeology

    – understanding the site, its buildings and remains and learning some techniques.


Please send any enquiries to our email (see below) or via the Friends’ social media accounts (facebook and twitter) which are managed by Christine Cameron, the Friends Director of Community Engagement and Volunteering.



Twitter: @Hemingfield_Pit

Post: Friends of Hemingfield Colliery, c/o 6 Pit Row, Hemingfield, Barnsley, South Yorkshire S73 0NX

At this stage the site is not permanently open to the general public, so we recommend that visits are made during open days when the Friends of Hemingfield Colliery will be available to introduce themselves, explain the site, and outline our plans.

Get in touch

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