The name has changed over the years, but 2019's event will be the 135th.

Eleven things you know if you're a regular at Durham Miners Gala

Each year, tens of thousands of people take to the streets of Durham to enjoy the popular Durham Miners Gala, in celebration of community spirit, trade union and working class culture.

Thursday, 11th July 2019, 12:29 pm
Updated Friday, 12th July 2019, 1:10 pm

It’s an important part of the North East’s heritage, and a unique experience. Here are some aspects you might recognise if you’re a regular at the Big Meeting.

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