The Durham Miners Association (DMA) is beginning a new programme of advice surgeries in coalfield communities. The first will take place in Sacriston on Friday 2 December.Read more
The official film of the 2022 Durham Miners Gala will premiere on Sunday evening (20 November 2022).
After a three-year absence due to Covid 19, the Gala returned in style. It was the biggest Big Meeting in decades – and film crews were there to capture it all.Read more
A new film of the extraordinary poem 'Durham Beatitude' by William (Bill) Martin created for the return of the Durham Miners Gala and shown for the first time on the giant screen at the 2022 Big Meeting.
The poem mourns the victims of the 1951 Easington Disaster. The moving and powerful film combines its words, spoken by its author, with images of the Gala through the years.Read more
This year’s Durham Miners Gala is set to be the biggest of modern times, with more banners and brass bands taking part than at any time since before the Miners’ Strike.
Huge crowds are expected when the Gala returns this Saturday (July 9) after a two-year hiatus due to the Covid 19 pandemic.Read more
A nurse and a postal worker will top the list of speakers at this Saturday’s Durham Miners Gala.
The Gala returns after two years and is dedicated to all the keyworkers who risked their lives to keep society functioning during the Covid -19 pandemic.Read more
Details of the cathedral service during this year’s Durham Miners Gala have been confirmed.Read more
Mick Lynch will address the crowds at the Durham Miners Gala. The RMT General Secretary has been added to the list of platform speakers, organisers Durham Miners Association (DMA) have announced.Read more
Part of the parade at the Durham Miners Gala will take a new route this year due to redevelopment works in the city centre.
The Gala is due to return on Saturday 9 July after missing the last two years due to the Covid-19 pandemic.Read more