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Welsh History – Miners’ Strike – 1984
Classroom
English with some Welsh

Welsh History – Miners’ Strike – 1984

Course Code: P23C0059A
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The Miners' Strike 1984-85: Voices from the Valleys


4 weeks
08/07/2024
This course runs for 4 weeks with lessons for 2 hours a week from 14:00 to 16:00 on Mondays
Free (Learners living/working in Wales) / £52 (Learners from outside of Wales)
Dove Centre Banwen, Banwen Community Centre, Neath, SA10 9LW
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4 weeks

This course runs for 4 weeks with lessons for 2 hours a week from 14:00 to 16:00 on Mondays

Non-accredited

Overview

The course will provide an opportunity for you to share your experiences of the strike in this 40th anniversary year and we will review the media coverage at the time. We will use multi-media sources to analyse and discuss the events and what they mean to us today.

Content

This short course will give an overview of the bitter industrial strike waged to defend the pits and the communities that depended on them.
This course will look at the causes, the main events and characters and the consequences. The course will focus in particular on the events and experiences of the miners in the South Wales Valleys, and the women who fought alongside them within the context of the wider communities.

Qualification

This course does not lead to a qualification.

Entry Requirements

There is no entry requirements to attend this course. Everyone is welcome.

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What Do I Need?

This course is Face to Face. A pen and a notebook, or digital equipment will be sufficient.
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