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Durham Miner's Gala

An event in July in County Durham
Racecourse and Streets
Durham
County Durham
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This politcal gathering, held on the second or sometimes the third Saturday in July, dates back to 1871. The roll-call of speakers at the gala is a who's who of British trade unionism and leftist politicians.

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