The son of a Durham miner, who wishes to remain anonymous, has donated a massive £5,000 to Friends of the Durham Miners' Gala to help ensure that the Gala continues.Read more
The Durham Miners' Gala is taking place on Saturday 9th July, so we decided to put together a little list of tips to make your Gala experience even better!Read more
A film showing of the critically acclaimed Tony Benn: Will and Testament hosted by Durham Cathedral last year has raised £2,000 for the Durham Miners' Gala.Read more
Congratulations and a massive thank you to Darren Meadows from Horden in County Durham who completed the Great North Run in 2 hours 45 minutes this weekend to raise funds for the Durham Miners' Gala.Read more
Durham Miners' Gala: A 'record' 150,000 cram into city as they celebrate area's coal-mining heritage
Reproduced from an article in the Daily Mirror by Jon Livesey, 11th July 2015 - You can view the original here
A staggering - and most likely record-breaking - 150,000 people paraded through a city centre as part of the annual Durham Miners' Gala this morning.