‘Born in ‘84’ is to be a celebration of the 1984/85 dispute on March 8, 2014 – 30 years to the day since the strike began – and what followed.
Music, film, drama and poetry will combine in a packed programme to mark the 30th anniversary of the year-long miners’ strike in an event at Chesterfield’s Winding Wheel Theatre.
In Chesterfield, Derbyshire, local volunteers are bringing together a host of strike-themed music, film, drama, poetry and photography to highlight the dispute and its impact on generations past and present.
Any funds raised will go to the Orgreave Truth and Justice Campaign
Afternoon of Miners’ Songs with
Toein’ in the Dark
Evening Concert with
Attila the Stockbroker
Q&A Sessions and Film Screenings of:
• Turner Prize winning Jeremy Deller’s, ‘The Battle for Orgreave’ and International award winning film maker Ken Loach’s ‘Which side are you on?’
• Exhibition and workshops based on newly-commissioned work in conjunction with Junction Arts, on the theme of ‘Changing Landscapes’
• Young song writers and poetry competition, cash prizes and the chance to perform at the evening concert.
• Exhibition of iconic strike images from acclaimed photographer Martin Jenkinson