Conference header imageNAMHO CONFERENCE 2022

NORTH YORKSHIRE / CLEVELAND - hosted by Cleveland Mining Heritage Society

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Welcome to the website for the 2022 NAMHO conference. NAMHO is the National Association of Mining History Organisations with members based in the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland. 

The 2022 Conference will run from Friday 17th June to Monday 20th June.

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Planning is under way for the 2022 conference to be hosted in North Yorkshire and Cleveland.

COVID message

While government restrictions are in place, please note that all delegates must abide by whatever Covid rules are in place at the time of the conference. Be prepared that different rules might apply in England and Wales.

In the event of the cancellation of the conference by last minute government rule changes, full refunds will be made. Any other requests for refunds will be considered on their individual merits.

Mining in North Yorkshire and Cleveland

The conference is based in North Yorkshire and Cleveland, a county that boasts a wide range of different minerals:

  • lead
  • silver
  • zinc
  • copper
  • cobalt
  • iron
  • barytes
  • limestone
  • calcite
  • fluorspar
  • dolerite
  • fireclay
  • coal

The mines are found [TBC].

Coal mine headframe at Blists Hill Museum, Ironbridge

In Snailbeach MineThe 2022 conference is hosted by the Cleveland Mining Heritage Society.

[TBC]Cambrian Mine (Slate)

Pictures: (left) headframe on coal mine at Blists Hill; (top) mine tubs in Snailbeach Zinc Mine; (above) a large cavern in Cambrian Slate Mine.