Fundraising appeal for 2019 Durham Miners' Gala

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Organisers of the Durham Miners’ Gala have launched a £25,000 fundraising drive ahead of this year’s event.

The growth of the Big Meeting in recent years has pushed up the costs of hosting the free festival, which is worth more than £10m to the local economy.

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First trailer for upcoming Durham Miners' Gala film

The first trailer has been released for the upcoming feature film about the Durham Miners' Gala.

The production will be called ‘The Big Meeting’ and will hit the big screen in 2019.

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Pride – film screening and Q&A, Friday June 8

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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.

The original date for the event in March was postponed due to severe weather. The rescheduled event will now take place on Friday, June 8.

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Camping on sale now for 2018 Durham Miners' Gala

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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.

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Pride: film showing and Q&A with Mike Jackson and Dave Lewis from LGSM

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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.

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Film showing and Q&A with Dennis Skinner MP

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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.

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Jeremy Corbyn's special message about the Big Meeting

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Lots of Support for the Marras at 133rd Big Meeting

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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.

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

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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. 

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Tony Benn Film Showing in Durham Cathedral Raises Funds for the Gala

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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.

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