Rhagor - Opening our national collections

Strike! Interviews

Throughout 2009 Big Pit is marking 25 years since the 1984/85 miners' strike.

Here you can listen to interviews with individuals from the Museum, looking back at a period of unrest that changed the industrial and social landscape of Wales forever.

Jeff White — Mechanical Engineer

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Jeff White - Mechanical Engineer


Paul Meredith — Conservation Engineer

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Paul Meredith - Conservation Engineer


Ceri Thompson — Curator

[image: Ceri Thompson]

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Ceri Thompson - Curator


Peter Walker — Big Pit Keeper

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Peter Walker - Keeper, Big Pit


Gavin Rogers — Shaftsman/Guide

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Gavin Rogers - Shaftsman/Guide

Article Date: 22 May 2009

3 comments

Brett Ford on 5 April 2013, 21:29

Fabulous stories, and good to hear from different people about what happened during those hard years.

Karen Heenan-Davies on 4 January 2011, 09:51

This promised some interesting content but its misleading because there doesn't seem to be any way to actually listen to the interviews.

Daniel Thomas on 23 July 2009, 10:16

Great to hear from you guys again and to hear some interesting tales as well.

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