The Big Meeting Screening + Q&A

'The Big Meeting' is about a fantastic yearly celebration - the Durham Miners Gala. Every second Saturday in July the city of Durham is taken over by miners, trade-unions and (Continues below...)

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Sun 15 Sep 2019
6:00 pm - 8:15 pm

What's it about?

‘The Big Meeting’ is about a fantastic yearly celebration – the Durham Miners Gala.

Every second Saturday in July the city of Durham is taken over by miners, trade-unions and the public for a major event known locally as THE BIG MEETING. The Durham Miners’ Gala is an annual celebration of noise, colour and solidarity, of class culture, creativity and endeavour. Attracting 200,000 people, banners and brass bands parade through the streets to honour their heritage. THE BIG MEETING reflects the past, present and future of the Gala and labour movement, whilst following four protagonists over the course of this impressive working-class occasion.

This film will showing 15th September, followed by a live Q&A session with the film’s director Daniel Draper, and Labour MP for Leeds East, Richard Burgon.

91 mins
Rated 12A

Links & Info

Website: https://www.hydeparkpicturehouse.co.uk/film/the-big-meeting
Book tickets: http://jack-roe.co.uk/websales/sales/hydlee/actual_book?perfcode=17519
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/413370969288019/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/durhamgalafilm
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Ticket prices: From £5.50
Age Guidelines/Restrictions: 12A

Where is it?

The event is taking place at Hyde Park Picture House which is at 73 Brudenell Road, Leeds, LS6 1JD. You can read more about the place and see all the events taking place here at their Hub Page

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