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Looking forward to Durham Miners Gala

22 May 2017

The Durham Miners Gala started life as a celebration of mining communities but is now a celebration of trade unionism and working class values. This year’s Gala has much to celebrate.

Anniversary of the end of the miners' strike

7 March 2015

3 March 2015 saw the 30th anniversary of the return to work of miners involved in the year long-strike in 1984 and 1985 against pit closures and job losses. Today only a handful of pits remain.