Mining Badge - Remember Orgreave - June 18 1984

  • Description

    Miner's badge depicting the 1984 'Battle of Orgreave,' a confrontation between police and picketing miners at a British Steel coking plant in Orgreave, South Yorkshire during the UK miners' strike. Recently Beamish received a fantastic collection of objects relating to the 1984 Miner's Strike. They were kindly donated by Heather Wood, at the time chairwoman of SEAM (Save Easington Area Mines) who set up a support network to help miners and their families. This began in Easington Colliery but quickly developed into a larger operation as the strike went on. These badges are partly from Heather's own collection and some were donated from other supporters around the country.
  • Owner

    Beamish Museum
  • Source

    Beamish (Flickr)
  • License

    What does this mean? All Rights Reserved (Seek permission to reuse)
  • Further information

    Resource type: Image
    Last modified: 7 years, 11 months ago
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    Picture Taken: Unknown
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