The English Civil War Part II:
Personal accounts of the 1984-85 miners’ strike
Initiated by artist Jeremy Deller, The Battle of Orgreave was a partial
of one of the most violent clashes between striking miners and police
during the 1984-85 miners’ strike.
The original standoff took place on 18 June 1984, the re-enactment
some seventeen years later, on 17 June 2001.
The English Civil War Part II contains a series of personal accounts by
who were all in different ways involved with the strike and the re-enactment.
The texts are accompanied by a wealth of images, pamphlets, news clippings,
from personal scrapbooks, song texts, and a selection of photographs of
The accompanying CD contains over an hour of interviews with former miners
and their wives.