Women against pit closures

I’ve always been interested in the history of 1984-1985 miners strike. Its not a memory of the year the coal miners went to war with the government for me, but the year my father spent the summer at home.

On researching the strike initially for other project I came across a lot of articles on the wives of the strike, how women came out to support their collieries and how many went onto campaign for social injustice in many other areas of our society.

It is this that I am now pursuing and putting a call out to all women who can out in support of their husbands during the miners strike and carried on that fight through heading into politics or the continued support the ‘women against pit closures’

Women against pit closures project