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Author T4 antidote - Mine History Talks Online
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T4 antidote - Mine History Talks Online
Posted: 01/01/2021 12:55:07
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During these rather dull T4 days, would there be any interest here in arranging a program of Online Talks about Mine history, exploration and preservation?

Zoom is a good tool for running such talks and taking part is free and easy. I am sure that between us we must have the knowledge and photos to run a good number of such talks.

I could do one on The Company of Mines Royal, or The History of Coniston Coppermines, or The Wad Mine. Conscious these are all rather Cumbria centric, so may not appeal to a wider audience ?

Any takers, contributors or ideas ? Smartass
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T4 antidote - Mine History Talks Online
Posted: 01/01/2021 13:04:16
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I have Zoom, and would be very interested in the history of CAT explorations, warts and all!
Plus any other stuff.
So I am in for a start.

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Posted: 01/01/2021 22:07:30
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I'd be happy to contribute something, perhaps on foreign mines.

I'd also be happy to host the talk as I have a licence which allows unlimited time and a larger number of participants.

PM me and I'll start the process if you want.


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Posted: 01/01/2021 22:26:53
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Yes, I'm interested in that. It's going to be a grim few months. IP: 86.162.143.146
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Posted: 02/01/2021 07:37:10
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Within the Wealden we have been doing this now and again. The last one we invited KURG members to join, and so if other groups are doing this, with their society Zoom accounts (or whatever platform they use), inviting AditNow members along as well might be an additional way to spread the love.

I assume most of us know of the SubBrit webinars as well.
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Posted: 02/01/2021 10:15:02
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I am up for zoom meetings / talks.
We have been having them at the local model club and they have been well received by the members.
Its helped to keep the club membersThumbs Up in touch during these troubled times.
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Posted: 02/01/2021 12:35:52
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Ok, so how do we do this. Should we schedule the first “event” on here and see if anyone signs up ? Who knows, it might catch on.

I can do “An Illustrated History of Coniston Coppermines” to get the ball rolling. Or “The impact of the German Miners at Keswick in the 16thC”
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Posted: 02/01/2021 13:13:08
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I'd be interested Thumb Up
Don't have much to contribute but if interest generates enthusiasm and if that in turn helps folk keep connected and keep their minds off the outside world then I'm all for that Thumb Up



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Posted: 02/01/2021 13:27:03
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Whoever hosts each session will need access to an appropriate Zoom account, not a free one - even a basic one limits you to 100 guests, but 100 would almost certainly be OK - if we got 100 to a NAMHO conference lecture we would all be gobsmacked. IP: 91.125.156.131
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Posted: 02/01/2021 14:54:28
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Peter Burgess wrote:

.... but 100 would almost certainly be OK - if we got 100 to a NAMHO conference lecture we would all be gobsmacked.


Hope springs eternal
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Posted: 02/01/2021 19:56:12
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Right we're on...

Next Thursday, 7th January on the Zoom Platform at 20.00h, Mark Hatton will give an illustrated talk on the History of the Coniston Copper Mines.

The login and password will be released closer to the time.

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Posted: 02/01/2021 21:06:35
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I have seen Mark's talk before - if you haven't I highly recommend it.

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Posted: 02/01/2021 21:10:37
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Monty Stubble wrote:



...7th January on the Zoom Platform at 20.00h, Mark Hatton will give an illustrated talk on the History of the Coniston Copper Mines.



Wow! Brilliant Thumbs Up

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Posted: 02/01/2021 21:41:09
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Best get a copy of Zoom then! We've been using Teams for work. IP: 86.162.143.146
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Posted: 02/01/2021 23:17:08
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Is there a way to pin this to the top or advertise it in some way?


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Posted: 02/01/2021 23:49:06
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Monty Stubble wrote:

Is there a way to pin this to the top or advertise it in some way?

You or Mark could add it as an upcoming event.
https://www.aditnow.co.uk/Admin/Event.aspx

I assume this feature still works although it hasn't been used for a couple of years.
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Posted: 03/01/2021 00:08:17
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Monty Stubble wrote:

Is there a way to pin this to the top or advertise it in some way?


Done. As said, adding as an event might help promote it Smile.
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