Wednesday 4th April 2018

Work days tasks will all be indoors.  Sorting photos for the archive, cleaning Barracks first floor, and compiling a wood order list.  Outside ground conditions are poor and forecast weather is heavy rain.

Phone Pete on 01388 527532 for more information.

Volunteer Wednesday 21st March 2018

SUFFERING FROM CABIN FEVER? Want to get out in the sun and fresh air? Come and volunteer on site on Wednesday 21st March 1000hrs start at the Assay House.
Jobs will include
1: sorting out the Barracks first floor for our next Open day, including cleaning, moving, agreeing displays etc.
2: Boxing in the service pipes and cables.
3: Inspecting Carrs Mine – and hoping no wrk is required.
4: Cleaning the Assay House.
5: Continuing the photo archive sorting and cataloguing.
Want to know more? Phone the Coordinator 07702 538709.

First one on site should open the Assay House gate and dig some of the snow drifts – it’s better than the gym!

Nenthead Information Event 17th March 2018

We are holding an information event at Nenthead Village Hall on Saturday 17th March from 1300 to 1700hrs.

Cumbria County Council owns the land and buildings at Nenthead Mines. The Council has invited the Society to submit a Business case for the transfer of the site to the Charity.

Please come and see our plans, Share your opinions and talk about the future of the site.

Meet the Society volunteers. Join the Society and help to conserve the mines for everyone.


MEMBERS WORK DAYS 7th February and 11th February

Start time on both days will be 1000hrs.

Programme will include removing stores and shelving to allow removal of internal drywalls in  Barracks.  On Sunday we may also be repairing door catches and draught proofing in Assay House.

More more information and to confirm that the events  are confirmed – phone Pete Jackson on the evening before each day 01388527532