AWARD-WINNING FILM & FOLK NARRATIVE
Jed Grimes guitar Stephen Linstead, narrator
An evening of song, laughter and some tears The film – BFI Award 2018 – tells of the worst mining disaster in British history
when 361 miners and rescuers were killed by an explosion at The Oaks Colliery, Barnsley in 1866. Black Snow is the choking black dust which rained down afterwards. Jed Grimes (BBC R2 Folk Award Nominee) wrote the music, winning an award for excellence at the Atlanta, Georgia Film Festival. Visually compelling with atmospheric cinematography, using virtual reality footage to recreate the disaster, the film builds to a moving, inspirational and spiritual climax.
Tickets £12 (Student £5)