Newtownards Lead Mines exhibition
The Geological Survey of Ireland is co-sponsoring a weekend of events taking place over the May Bank Holiday weekend (2nd – 3rd May) in Bangor and Newtownards, County Down, about the history, heritage and legacy of lead mining at the Whitespots and Conlig Mines. Join the Mining Heritage Trust of Ireland for the launch of an exhibition, a seminar featuring historians, geologists, heritage practitioners and environmentalists and a guided field trip. Book your ticket to the launch of the exhibition and seminar at the North Down Museum, Bangor on Eventbrite via https://newtownardsmines.eventbrite.ie/ There is a nominal charge of €7 (£5) for the launch event, which includes refreshments and attendance at the talks.

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Newtownards Lead Mines exhibition