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Blackhall Lodge Banner heads through Durham in 1976. Can you spot anyone you know?
Blackhall Lodge Banner heads through Durham in 1976. Can you spot anyone you know?

Nostalgic scenes from the Echo archives of the Durham Miners Gala as the 'Big Meeting' gets ready to go online

There’s a new look to the Durham Miners Gala this year with plans for an online Big Meeting.

By Chris Cordner
Friday, 26th June 2020, 7:00 am

In the meantime, let’s take a look at some Sunderland Echo archive photos showing Wearside and East Durham banners and bands at the annual favourite.

We are hoping they will bring back wonderful memories of a great event which attracts thousands of people every year.

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