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


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. 

Attached to the donation was this heartfelt dedication:

• In memory of the bairns of Aberfan and of all those killed and maimed by capitalism’s greed and need for coal.

• In memory of all those miners and their families, especially in Durham who have always fought so hard for their dignity, their industry, their union and their communities.

• In memory of all those pitmen who travelled to distant Spain to fight against fascism during the Spanish Civil War.

Long live the ”Enemy Within”!


(If you'd like to donate to the Friends of Durham Miners’ Gala, please click here).