Coleford Area Partnership have reminded us that the next Heritage Open Day programme runs from the 13th to the 22nd September in the Forest of Dean.
This is the 25th year of Heritage Open Days and this year there will be 49 events.
The full programme can be found on the national Heritage Open
Days website under Forest of Dean District:
There is also a Facebook page:
Especially note the talk at 2.00pm on Friday 20th September at the Main Place, Coleford on “Protest and free-mining in the 17thCentury” which is being delivered by Simon Sandall of Winchester University.
Also you can view fantastic video footage recorded by John Belcher of the late Robin Morgan at work underground at Hopewell Colliery. This will take place on Tuesday 17th September at 11.00am – also at The