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                 MINING HERITAGE PROJECT - MAY 2004


The Seaham Mining Heritage Project was officially launched on  18th May 2004 in the presence of
children from Parkside Infant School and specially invited guests.

Tom & Kids Dignitaries
Lighting the Lamp:  Children helped Miner Tom to light the 
miners lamp.  This act officially launched the Seaham Mining 
Heritage project
Special Guests, Stephen Hughes MEP, Dr Keith Bartlett, 
Dave Guy, Miners Lodge officials, Ron Meir, Alan Johnson, 
Malcolm Smith & Bill Pinkney, Head Teacher,Mrs Harwood, 
Dr Eddie Mason, Miner Tom and a pupil.

Guest Group Dr Keith Bartlett
Children, Guests and Miner Tom pose for the Press. Dr David Bartlett, Manager of Heritage Lottery Fund 
(North East); takes his turn to hold the miners lamp 
and to speak to the children and the audience.

Stephen Hughes MEP guests
Stephen Hughes MEP takes his turn to hold the lamp 
and to speak to the children.
Invited guests enjoy the entertainment provided by the