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The History of the Greenside Mine, Glenridding by Warren Allison

29th September 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Friends of the Ullswater Way present The Ullswater Way Talks 2017
Part of Ullswater Outdoor Fest 2017

Fri 29 September, 7.30pm

Glenridding Village Hall

The talk is to tell the history of the world- famous Greenside Lead mine, using old photographs, including the mine’s involvement with the American Civil War, the use in the 1890’s of hyrdoelectricity, its involvement in the late 1950’s in the nuclear test ban treaty talks between America and Russia, and other aspects.


  • All tickets free, available on the door on the night.
    Donations to the Friends of the Ullswater Way welcome.


29th September 2017
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Glennridding Village Hall
Ullswater, CA11 0PA United Kingdom
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