Jeremy Corbyn's special message about the Big Meeting

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Lots of Support for the Marras at 133rd Big Meeting

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Photo: Faduma and Shelly show their support for the Marras

Marras - Friends of the Durham Miners' Gala was well received at last Saturday's spectacular Durham Miners' Gala.

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Massive donation to the Gala in memory of the ‘bairns’ of Aberfan.

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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. 

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Tony Benn Film Showing in Durham Cathedral Raises Funds for the Gala

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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.

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Well done Darren!

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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.

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Durham Miners' Gala: A 'record' 150,000 cram into city as they celebrate area's coal-mining heritage

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Reproduced from an article in the Daily Mirror by Jon Livesey, 11th July 2015 - You can view the original here

The biggest trade union event in Europe, Durham Miners' Gala saw people lining the streets, marching, waving banners, singing and dancing

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.

 

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