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Durham Miners' Gala, Big Charlie (Stanhope) splits

Bandmaster Jack Woodhall of Stanhope Silver Band shows Big Charlie, 124 year-old veteran of the Big Meeting and largest drum ever to play at the Gala, which split as the band started to march to Durham from Houghton-le-Spring. Northern Echo photograph.

People:
Woodhall, Jack
Date:
1969
Period:
1951 - 1975
Place:
Durham City
You can see a history of Durham City at the Keys to the Past website.
Stanhope
You can see a history of Stanhope at the Keys to the Past website.
The Keys to the Past (www.keystothepast.info) website provides access to a complete record of archaeological and historical sites in County Durham and Northumberland.
Item Type:
photograph
Donor:
North of England Newspapers
Artist:
unknown
Reference:
DR02130


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