Thousands of people lined the streets for the banner parade.

Banners and brass bands: 12 photos that sum up a fantastic day at Durham Miners' Gala 2019

The 135th Durham Miners’ Gala, also known locally as the ‘big meeting’, saw tens of thousands of people line the streets of the historic city.

Saturday, 13th July 2019, 5:41 pm

Traditional colliery brass bands and members of former mining communities gathered as part of an annual celebration of the regions mining heritage. Here are some of the best pictures from the event.

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