The outings were the highlight of the social calendar for the families of Mansfield miners – with many children getting their first experience of train travel and getting to spend important time with their parents.
From a packed train station of excited children to fairground fun and donkey rides, this gallery should bring back fond memories for our miners and their families.
Have a look through and see if you can spot any familiar faces.
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Children went on rides, ate ice cream and thoroughly enjoyed the trip
Miners' families made the trip by train
Families waiting patiently for the train
This little one looks tired out from the day's activities.