Coal and Dialect of the East Midlands

"Testing for gas" at Silverhill

Coal mining for many years was a crucial part of the East Midlands but since 2015 all mines have now closed. The language that miners used as part of their working lives is distinctive but in danger of being lost with these closures.

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