‘Singing the Steam’ Concert, Bentinck Miners Welfare, 10th July 2022

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Singing the Steam concert at Bentinck Miners Welfare on Sunday 10th July 2022 as part of the Heritage Lottery Funded Steaming back to Kirkby project.

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Singing the Steam Concert poster

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Fig. 2: Support group, Hagg Farm Conspiracy, perform at the Singing the Steam concert as part of the Steaming Back to Kirkby heritage project.

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Fig. 3: Support group, King of Rome, play the Singing the Steam concert at Bentinck Miners Welfare on 10th July 2022.

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Fig. 4: Snap Time at the Singing the Steam concert, Pie and Peas what else would it be!

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Fig. 5: Headline act at the Singing the Steam concert was folk singer / songwriter and former Kirkby-in-Ashfield railwayman, Dave Goulder.

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Fig. 6: Alen Grice, former Kirkby-in-Ashfield Loco Shed Fitter (left) almost in his 90th year, having a chat with Steaming Back to Kirkby chairman, Keith Murray at the Singing the Steam concert, 10th July 2022. Photo Credit: Linda Handley

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Fig. 7: Dave Goulder (middle) with Linda and Ian Handley at the Singing the Steam concert.

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by Dave Goulder | At the Singing the Steam concert as part of the SB2K heritage project.

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Dave Goulder, headline act at the Singing the Steam concert as part of the Heritage Lottery funded Steaming Back to Kirkby project.

Singing the Steam, Concert

About the Event: Folk Singer / Songwriter and former Kirkby-in-Ashfield railwayman, Dave Goulder (above), headlines a concert of railway songs as part of the Lottery Heritage funded, Steaming Back to Kirkby heritage project. Supported by local folk groups, King of Rome and Hagg Farm Conspiracy, the concert commemorates Kirkby’s past history as a railway town.

The ‘Steaming Back to Kirkby’ heritage project commemorates fifty years since the closure of Kirkby-in-Ashfield Loco Shed and Sidings, which closed in the autumn of 1970.

Venue: The Bentinck (formerly Bentinck Miners Welfare Institute), Sutton Road, Kirkby-in-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire. NG17 8GS

Date and Time: Sunday, 10th July 2022 (1pm – 4pm). Food and drink break at 2pm.

Tickets available from: Kirkby Heritage Centre and ‘Steaming Back to Kirkby’ Steering Group members. For further details contact 07914 373745 e-mail kirkbympd16b@gmail.com or Kirkby Heritage Centre on 01623 720111 – the centre can be contacted most mornings between 10 am and 12 Noon.

Public Transport: The Bentinck is on the route of Trent-Barton 3B which on Sundays runs between Nottingham and Sutton-in-Ashfield and the 9.3  Mansfield, Sutton, Derby service. More details at https://www.trentbarton.co.uk/services/threes

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Dave Goulder CD cover, The Man who put the Engine in the Chip Shop.

Posted by Steaming Back to Kirkby admin

16th May 2022

Event images and footage video clip added 3rd October 2022