Banners, Brass Bands marching in Durham Miners' Gala

Jeremy Corbyn Speaking at Durham Miners Gala

The 132nd Durham Miners’ Gala was held on Saturday 9th July 2016.

The Gala is not like a normal trade union march. In fact, it has no start time, no finish time and no one place of assembly.

Traditionally, the colliery bands march though their villages starting early in the morning and the make their way to Durham from all directions and, in the main, that tradition remains today. Continue reading Jeremy Corbyn Speaking at Durham Miners Gala