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Big Pit: National Coal Museum What’s On Summer and Autumn Guide July – October 2012

Family Fun Films Music (029) 2057 3650

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Family Activities


Miners' Fortnight - Sea, Sand and Coal dust

The Silent Village (1943 - U)

Mon 30 July-Fri 3 & Mon 6-Fri 10 August, 11am-4pm

Film Club:

Wed 11 July, 1.30pm Special Film Club event remembering the destruction of the village of Lidice in the Czech Republic in 1942. ÂŁ1.50 including refreshments.

Family activities for children of all ages, including Punch & Judy, storytelling and craft activities.

Blorenge Wednesdays -

Family Nature Detectives

Wed 25 July, 1.30pm Puss in Boots (2011 - U)

Free Film Screenings

Wed 1 August, 10.30am

Wed 15 August, 1.30pm A Monster in Paris (2011 - U)

Explore Coity Tip and discover the wildlife which has made this place its home. Complete the nature trail, hunt for minibeasts and have a go at pond dipping. Bring wellies, outdoor clothing and a drink.

Wed 22 August,1.30pm Horrid Henry the Movie (2011 - U) Wed 19 September, 1.30pm The Proud Valley (PG)


Sun 15 July, 2.30pm Ebbw Valley Brass Sun 22 July, 2.30pm Brecon Town Concert Band Sun 29 July, 2.30pm Pontypool Brass Sun 5 August, 2.30pm Young Persons with Dementia Choir

How to find us: M4-follow the brown tourist signs from J25a (westbound) or J26 (eastbound). Also signposted off the A465 at Brynmawr and Abergavenny. Number 30 bus runs from Newport, Mon-Sat. For Sat Nav enter Blaenafon (Blaenavon) town and follow the brown tourist signs once arriving at the town. The Miners Canteen and Coffee Shop serve a variety of refreshments from snacks to hot meals.

Make puppets and models of the creatures and creepy crawlies found at Big Pit's Coity Tip. Families

Sun 8 July, 2.30pm Blaenavon Town Band

Open: Daily 9.30am-5pm. Underground tours 10am-3.30pm.

Mon 29 October-Fri 2 November, 11am-4pm


Enjoy a feast of music for a summer afternoon outside the Pithead Baths and against the backdrop of the Blaenafon Industrial Landscape World Heritage Site.

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Tip Top Recycled Art


Music on the Patio

The Gift Shop has as selection of gifts for the whole family and a wide range of books, prints and postcards. Details correct at time of printing. Please check before making a special journey. Adults

Hands On



For more details on all events visit or call (029) 2057 3650

Big Pit: National Coal Museum Summer and Autumn Guide 2012  
Big Pit: National Coal Museum Summer and Autumn Guide 2012  

What's On July - October 2012