Organisers of the Durham Miners’ Gala are offering affordable, high-quality camping for this year’s Big Meeting.
Marras – The Friends of Durham Miners’ Gala are offering official camping over three nights, just a short walk from the celebrations. The 134th Durham Miners’ Gala takes place on Saturday, July 14 2018.Read more
Join Mike Jackson and Dave Lewis from Lesbians and Gays Support the Miners (LGSM) for a screening of 'Pride' in the magnificent setting of Redhills: The Miners' Hall in Durham.Read more
We're delighted to announce that legendary socialist politician Dennis Skinner is coming to Durham for a screening of a new film about his life and career.
The Bolsover MP will be at Redhills: The Miners’ Hall in Durham for a Q&A and screening of Nature of the Beast on Saturday, 2 December.Read more
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.Read more
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
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.