Alveley Mining Heritage Group would like to thank everyone who has contributed in any way to the Coal Mining Heritage project set up to commemorate the closure of NCB Alveley Colliery (formerly Highley Mining Company Ltd.) 50 years ago. The group has provided an open platform for displays of local mining artefacts. Items for publication and support are welcome for the following programme of local coal mining heritage events in the area.

Mining Display at Severn Centre Highley:

May to August during normal public opening times. Current displays include items from Highley, Alveley. Kinlet and Billingsley Collieries.

Drop in Session:

Wednesday 5th June, 6:00 – 7:00 pm, Severn Centre, Highley. Invitation to bring along local Mining artefacts to rotate loan displays or items for inclusion in AMH publication.

AMH Open Meeting:

20th May at 3:30 at Severn Valley Country Park Visitor Centre. Come and find out about events during the rest of this anniversary year and contributions received for displays and publication. All Welcome.

Collections Care:

Friday14th June at 2:30 – 4:30 pm, Severn Centre, Bridgnorth Road , Highley, WV16 5JG. Opportunity to find out how to catalogue and care for heritage possessions. Free Event. All welcome.

AMH display at Bridgnorth History Day:

Saturday 14th September, 10:00 – 14:00, Hosted by Bridgnorth Library. Free Event. Contribution loans welcome and invitation to all to come along and talk to visitors, former workers and families.

50th Anniversary Commemorative Event:

Hosted by Severn Valley Country Park, Sunday 6th October (provisional date).