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Guided lecture tour of mine will be 'fascinating'
2:50pm Friday 4th October 2013 in News
TYLDESLEY mining historian Alan Davies will lead a guided lecture tour of the ruins of the Pretoria Pit, at the end of Broadway, off Newbrook Road, Atherton.
It promises to be a fascinating walk and talk detailing the events of the December 1910 mining disaster which resulted in the deaths of 344 men and boys. The walk starts at 10am on Saturday, October 12.
Admission costs £2. To book a place email John Bullen at j.bullen1@ ntlworld.com or call 01942 874719.
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