This section comprises a collection of photos from Durham Miners Gala and local marches by our miner’s lodge banners.

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Deaf Hill and Trimdon Grange pits were rightly proud of their respective banners, and even though the mines are long gone there is still a strong tradition in mining communities of preserving or restoring the banners in honour of all the local people who worked and lived as miners, and occasionally lost their lives while at work.

 

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Trimdon Pit Banners and photos from Durham Big Meeting

 

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Pit Banners and Meetings