Come and hear about the history of mining in the Kingdom of Fife from miners, local experts and historians at this one day conference. Add to our local knowledge and exchange information in our workshop session and see banners, equipment and the Mining Memorial book at this unusual event. (Refreshments provided but not lunch).
10:00 Welcome and register - coffee at Adam Smith Theatre & time to see exhibitions
10:30 Welcome and Keynote speaker- Charles Wemyss
11:00 Chris Sparling “Fife Pits”
11:30 Iain Chalmers “Slavery in Scottish Mines 1606 to 1799”
12:00 Fiona Eadie “Alex Eadie: From Coal Face to Coal Minister”
12:30 Question and Answer session
13:00 Lunch and exhibition time.
14:00 Yvonne McEwen “Coal, Caring, Cards and Christmas - The Pit Sister's Story”
14:30 Sharron McColl and Dr John Burt “The Valleyfield Pit Disaster “
15:00 Trevor Brady “Mines Rescue - the Brigadesmen”
15:30 Questions and Answers and a chance to have your say.