50th Anniversary of the end of Cleveland Ironstone Mining

On the 17th January 1964 North Skelton, the last Cleveland Ironstone mine, closed for the last time. This was commemorated in the film ‘End of an Era

Simon Chapman of CMHS will be giving a talk on Saturday 1st February at 2pm at the Cleveland Ironstone Mining Museum at Skinningrove entitled ‘Foggo’s Place in Cleveland Ironstone History.’

Also on Monday February 24th at 7:00pm at The Bull, North Skelton
There will be a screening of End of an Era plus speakers

Tony Nicholson
Local historian and former University Lecturer
who has made a life’s study of local mining communities

Peter Appleby
Skelton History Group

Craig Hornby
Maker of the film ‘A Century in Stone’