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Education & arts charity supporting disadvantaged young people across the country.
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Hand Of Feb 14
The children of the will also get to design their own banners. Mining banners traditionally include information like where you're from, who your heroes are, and what your motto is. Where/who/what would be on your banner?
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Common Room of the Great North Feb 12
How can we make our lives better? Find out this Friday as young people gather to ask the same questions that have been debated since it was built in 1915
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Redhills: Durham Miners Hall Feb 12
Reading the 1842 Mines & Collieries Act as children explore the history of the . The act set the minimum age for a child working in mines at ten. The are with us this week for The Pitman’s Parliament Project. Read more:
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Hand Of Feb 12
Don't forget to get your tickets for Friday's performance - it's shaping up to be quite incredible! Tickets are FREE and they're available here ->
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Hand Of Feb 12
Those stubborn Victorians weren't swayed by our time travellers, so they set the minimum age at...10 years old. TEN! They have inspired the children of the to create a new Act of their own Parliament, though. We're excited to see what they come up with!
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Redhills: Durham Miners Hall Feb 11
The sounds of Gresford - the Miners' Hymn - in The Pitman’s Parliament as schoolchildren explore the history of the . Pupils from St John’s, Bishop Auckland, are spending five days at Redhills, working with historians, brass musicians, artists and archivists. (1/2)
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IICF UK Feb 11
Our Associate Board invites you to join an evening of painting and philanthropy on 27 February in aid of one of our charity grant recipients . Sponsored by & find out more about Paints & Pints here:
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Hand Of Feb 11
A huge thanks to & the Co. for their work today, bringing the 1842 Mines Act to life for our MPPs. It's been a magical day of travel through space and time, & the children are feeling inspired & ready to create an amazing show!
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Hand Of Feb 11
When you have to rush back to the house because you forgot the harp, but you don’t really mind because this is the view.
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Hand Of Feb 10
“They said there was a big storm coming!” “Doesn’t look like it to me...” The sun is shining here in Durham for the start of the , and after a long and stormy night of train delays, we’re…
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Hand Of Feb 10
The starts today. A warm welcome to our new Members of Pitmans Parliament (MPPs, if you will) - the children of St John's school Bishop Auckland! Tickets to see their creation are still available here ->
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Hand Of Feb 5
When the children travel through space and time, they'll arrive in the House of Lords in 1842, in the middle of a spirited debate about working conditions in the mines, brought to life by the talented actors of the Co. Can they join in and change some Victorian minds?
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Hand Of Feb 5
Read all about it! Pitman's Parliament Project featured in today's . Can't wait to get cracking wth our awesome partners & !
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Hand Of Feb 5
Joining us for the , we have some of the team from , who'll be travelling through time with the children to see the 1842 Mines Act, which set the minimum age for children in the mines. Any guesses how old you had to be to start working?
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Hand Of Feb 2
Just over a week to go until our next project starts, at the majestic Miners Hall. We've got some amazing partners lined up, who've planned some incredible activities for the children. Stay tuned to find out what's in store for the 2020
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Hand Of Dec 5
Weren’t they incredible! Brilliant work everyone @CentralLibrary_ and all of our schools. And most importantly well done to all of the children!
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Hand Of Dec 4
1! The performance of 2019’s project is tomorrow, at Liverpool Central Library. Show starts at 5pm, so come on down! We can’t wait to show you what the children have created.
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Hand Of Dec 4
Just 1 day to go until the final performance of . It's free to attend, so come down to Liverpool @CentralLibrary_ for an amazing show, 24 hours from now.
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Hand Of Dec 4
Don't forget to book your tickets for the final performance of this year's , which you can find here -> Tickets are also available on the door, so there's no excuse!
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Hand Of Dec 4
For those of you hoping to come along to the final performance of tomorrow, we have good news! Tickets are FREE, and they're also available on the door, or by clicking here -> See you there!
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