Days of Laughter, Days of Pain: The Miners' Strike in Rotherham, 1984-5

Image showing people on strike.

Discover how the 1984-5 miners' strike is remembered across our borough in this exhibition at Clifton Park Museum.

2024 marks 40 years since the historic 1984-5 miners' strike. This was the largest industrial dispute the UK had ever seen. Rotherham and South Yorkshire were a focal point of strike activity. This is internationally significant history, right on our doorstep.

In this exhibition you'll hear how the strike is remembered across our Borough, and explore Rotherham's archive, museum collections, and community loans related to this historic event.

The exhibition runs from the 27th of January until the 30th June 2024.

Date: 27th January 2024 - 30th June 2024 Recurs daily.

Location: Clifton Park Museum Clifton Lane
S65 2AA

Cost: Free

Time: 10:00 - 16:00