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Wood Pit Disaster Commemoration Concert by Haydock Male Voice Choir at Haydock Library
Haydock, 02/06/2018
Credit: St Helens Council
This concert commemorated the 140th anniversary of the Wood Pit Colliery disaster which happened on the 7th June 1878. A huge explosion ripped through the Colliery. The disaster cost the lives of 204 men and boys and left 93 widows and 282 orphans.

This commemorative concert was programmed at Haydock Library as part of, Cultural Hubs, the arts in Libraries programme, funded through Arts Council England.
Item added : 11th July 2018
by Cath Shea
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