The Big Meeting on DVD

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. 

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Host a film screening

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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.

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The Big Meeting hits the big screen

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The new feature film about the Durham Miners' Gala is now on general release in cinemas.

 

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The 135th Durham Miners' Gala

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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).

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Jeremy Corbyn to speak at 135th Durham Miners Gala

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Jeremy Corbyn will speak at the 135th Durham Miners' Gala, on Saturday 13 July 2019.

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Gala poster marks Norman Cornish centenary

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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.

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Platform speakers for the 135th Durham Miners' Gala

 

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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.

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Ken Loach 'honoured' to give reading at this year's Miners Festival Service

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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).

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The Big Meeting hits the big screen - premiere of Durham Miners' Gala film

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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.

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Premiere for new Durham Miners' Gala film

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A new feature film about the Durham Miners’ Gala will receive its premiere in the city in June.

‘The Big Meeting’ will be shown for the first time at Redhills: Durham Miners Hall before it goes on general release in cinemas later this summer.

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