Recordings of Miners' Galas

Archive Collection
  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 217 SWCC : AUD/Project/20
  • Dates of Creation
      1981-1983
  • Language of Material
      English
  • Physical Description
      2 recordings

Scope and Content

Recordings of galas including Durham Miners' Centenary Gala 1983 and Yorkshire Miners' Gala 1981 including recordings of speeches, poems, interviews of people attending the gala and bands.

Administrative / Biographical History

The Miners' Gala was a highlight of the mining community's social and cultural year. It was an annual event.

Conditions Governing Access

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