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Women look back at pit protests

Local children take part in a demonstration organised by Sheffield Women Against Pit Closures at Houghton Main colliery in 1993
Local children take part in a demonstration organised by Sheffield Women Against Pit Closures at Houghton Main colliery in 1993

Members of Sheffield Women Against Pit Closures are speaking at Off the Shelf about setting up a protest pit camp at Houghton Main, Barnsley.

Caroline Poland and Flis Callow will talk about how they were involved in setting up and sustaining the camp in January 1993. The talk is on Wednesday, October 10 at University of Sheffield Students' Union, Western Bank. Tickets: www.offtheshelf.org.uk