10 episodes

Welcome back to the Barnsley Museums podcast! Series two reflects on 40 years since the Miners' Strike with interviews from former miners and the Women Against Pit Closures movement. Barnsley Museums' has a programme of events over the next 12 months, visit our website for more details.
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Welcome back to the Barnsley Museums podcast! Series two reflects on 40 years since the Miners' Strike with interviews from former miners and the Women Against Pit Closures movement. Barnsley Museums' has a programme of events over the next 12 months, visit our website for more details.
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    #Strike40 Brian Elliott in conversation with Ernest Kaye

    #Strike40 Brian Elliott in conversation with Ernest Kaye

    Recorded in 2004, Brian speaks with Ernest Kaye about his lifetime down the mines, including his striking memories
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    • 20 min
    #Strike40 Brian Elliott in conversation with Michael Taylor about his mining memories

    #Strike40 Brian Elliott in conversation with Michael Taylor about his mining memories

    Throughout the year we are going to share highlights from Brian Elliott's oral history collection, a local historian and published author who has generously donated his sound archive to Barnsley Archives and Local Studies which we are now making available online for the first time.
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    • 24 min
    #Strike40 Barnsley Women Against Pit Closures - Betty Cook

    #Strike40 Barnsley Women Against Pit Closures - Betty Cook

    Betty Cook was a founding member of the Barnsley Miners Wives Action Group which led to the formation of The Woman Against Pit Closures in Barnsley. This interview was recorded in 2009 as part of The South Yorkshire Women In Industry lottery funded project.
    It is being shared for the first time as part of Barnsley Museums' year-long programme of events marking 40 years since the Miners' Strike. For more details, visit our website

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    • 25 min
    The Barnsley Carol - Christmas Eve by Arthur Godfrey (1933) vocals by Tegwen Roberts (2023)

    The Barnsley Carol - Christmas Eve by Arthur Godfrey (1933) vocals by Tegwen Roberts (2023)

    A Christmas message from Barnsley Museums, featuring a Barnsley carol 'Christmas Eve' written by Arthur Godfrey and published in the Barnsley Chronicle in December 1933. With photographs of Barnsley at Christmas from Barnsley Archives.
    Read our blog to learn more about the carol https://barnsleymuseums.art.blog/2023/12/12/a-barnsley-christmas-eve-carol-1933/

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    • 3 min
    Ep6: In conversation with Dickie Bird, Dorothy Hyman, Mel Dyke & Stanley Race

    Ep6: In conversation with Dickie Bird, Dorothy Hyman, Mel Dyke & Stanley Race

    Listen to a selection of interviews recorded over the last ten years. Thank you for listening to this series! We'll be back just before Christmas with a Barnsley Quiz!
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    • 25 min
    Ep5: In conversation with Jennifer Robertson from Kyte Photography

    Ep5: In conversation with Jennifer Robertson from Kyte Photography

    Award-winning portrait and commercial photographer Jennifer Robertson speaks to us about her career to date and her connections with Experience Barnsley Museum
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    • 10 min

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