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Concert 300ft underground

A concert has been held at Big Pit in Blaenavon this morning in memory of those who have lost their lives in coal mines.

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Mining memorial concert: 'We wanted to do something fitting'

A concert to commemorate those who have lost their lives in coal mines has taken place 300 feet below ground at the Big Pit museum in Blaenavon.

A minute's silence was also held.

The performers say besides paying tribute to fallen miners, they were keen to celebrate the positives mining has brought to Wales.

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