Thoresby, the End of the Mine with Chris Upton

Frodsham & District Photographic Society invites you to an inspiring, and engaging online presentation from Chris Upton on how he documented the closure of Thoresby Colliery, the last Nottinghamshire pit, on Monday 8 January at 7.30pm.

Thoresby Colliery closed in July 2015 bringing to an end over 900 years of mining in Nottinghamshire. Prior to its closure Chris Upton spent nine months documenting the site, the buildings and the people, creating an archive of images recording the pit in its final days.

This presentation tells the story of how the project came about, how it was shot and the resulting exhibition, AV, book and extensive publicity. A great example of “how to shoot a project”.

There’s nothing Chris likes more than talking about his passion! His goal is to inspire, educate and entertain his audience with his imagery. His presentation style is informal and engaging and his talks are packed with hints, tips and techniques.

Tickets, price £5 are available from

Chris is an official Fujifilm Ambassador and an Associate of The Royal Photographic Society.