Big Meeting on radio - were you there?

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    THE BIG MEETING - The Durham Miners’ Gala

    Michael and Val Fryer present a documentary about the Durham Miners’ Gala, held each year in Durham City. Hear from the organisers, the political speakers, the bands and musicians. This year approximately fifty bands were leading in the colourful colliery banners. This event is now one of the biggest political rallies in the country, with over fifty thousand people attending.

    The programme will be broadcast on SUNDAY 29 AUGUST 2010 at 1pm, repeated Friday 3 SEPTEMBER 2010 at 10pm
    On RADIO TEESDALE (SOUTH WEST DURHAM) 102.1 & 105.5 fm

    We would like to hear from bandsmen about their memories of the Gala – please email Michael on

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