On Saturday 21st December 2019, the following services of remembrance will be conducted to honour the 344 men and boys who lost their lives as a result of the pretoria pit disaster of 21 December 1910:


7:40 AM

There will be a short service with maroons fired at 7:50.

Pretoria Pit Disaster Centenary memorial
Ditchfield Garden
Market Street
Westhoughton

10:00 AM

At the Parish Church of St. Bartholomew there will be a Service of Remembrance followed by the laying of wreaths at the Pretoria Pit monument