The 2020 Durham Miners’ Gala has been cancelled due to the Covid-19 coronavirus crisis. The Durham Miners’ Association (DMA) took the decision today despite the Gala not being until July.Read more
The acclaimed feature film about the Durham Miners’ Gala will be released on DVD in time for Christmas.
The Big Meeting has been a hit with critics and audiences during its nationwide run in cinemas.Read more
The Big Meeting is proving a hit with critics and cinema audiences around the country.
And the makers of the feature film about the Durham Miners' Gala are now taking bookings for community screenings.Read more
The new feature film about the Durham Miners' Gala is now on general release in cinemas.
More than 200,000 people packed the streets of the city to enjoy the sights and sounds of The Big Meeting in the 150th year of the Durham Miners’ Association (DMA).Read more
Jeremy Corbyn will speak at the 135th Durham Miners' Gala, on Saturday 13 July 2019.Read more
This year’s Durham Miners’ Gala poster marks the centenary of the great pitman painter Norman Cornish.
The poster features the famous Miners’ Gala Mural completed by the miner and internationally acclaimed artist in 1963. The mural excerpt depicts a family enjoying their day out at The Big Meeting against the backdrop of a Durham miners banner.Read more
The platform speakers for the 135th Durham Miners' Gala have been announced.
The Big Meeting will be held on Saturday 13 July 2019, with the speeches on the racecourse getting underway at 1pm.Read more
Ken Loach will be the reader at the Miners Festival Service at Durham Cathedral as part of this year’s Gala.
The acclaimed filmmaker will speak at the service, which will also include the blessing of the new banner marking the 150th anniversary of the Durham Miners’ Association (DMA).Read more
The Big Meeting has hit the big screen ahead of this year’s Durham Miners Gala.
The new feature film about the Gala received its premiere at Redhills: Durham Miners Hall before it goes on general release in cinemas later this summer.Read more