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Creswell Colliery Band

The Creswell Colliery Band parading through the Park in the middle of the Model Village. The Model Village was an estate built by the Bolsover Colliery Company in 1896 to house the workforce at the newly opened Creswell pit. In the early 1980s, the National Coal Board handed the land over to Welbeck Estates although it was still a mining estate and stayed that way until the mid 1980s. After this t…