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South Shields: Exhibition to Commemorate the 200th Anniversary of the St Hilda’s Pit Disaster

June 11 @ 12:00 - June 13 @ 13:00

From Sue King

St Hilda’s Pit Head has been restored by the Tyne and Wear Restoration Trust and is now used as a community centre, focussing on the arts.

There is an exhibition there of paintings by local artists to commemorate the pit disaster when 51 men and boys were killed.  Both building and exhibition are well worth a visit.  The exhibition is open next week as follows:

Tuesday       11 June 12.00 – 2.00

Wednesday  12 June 11.00 – 2.00

Thursday      13 June 10.00 – 1.00

The address is:

St Hilda’s Pit Head
Henry Robson Way
South Shields
NE33 1RF

It is opposite Wickes where you can park (maximum time 90 minutes)


June 11 @ 12:00
June 13 @ 13:00


St Hilda’s Pit Head
Henry Robson Way
South Shields, NE33 1RF