Host a film screening
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 Big Meeting hits the big screen
The new feature film about the Durham Miners' Gala is now on general release in cinemas.
The 135th Durham Miners' Gala
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 to speak at 135th Durham Miners Gala
Jeremy Corbyn will speak at the 135th Durham Miners' Gala, on Saturday 13 July 2019.Read more
Gala poster marks Norman Cornish centenary
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
Platform speakers for the 135th Durham Miners' Gala
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 'honoured' to give reading at this year's Miners Festival Service
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 hits the big screen - premiere of Durham Miners' Gala film
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
Premiere for new Durham Miners' Gala film
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.Read more
SAFC become Marras and dedicate match to the Durham miners
Pictured are: DMA Secretary Alan Mardghum, SAFC Executive Director Charlie Methven and Dave Anderson, Chair of Marras - the Friends of Durham Miners' Gala.
Sunderland AFC will help promote the Marras at tomorrow’s match dedicated to the Durham Miners’ Association (DMA).
The club has formed a new partnership with the DMA to celebrate the shared histories of the two institutions and the rich mining heritage of the region.Read more