Category Archives: Mining Gala

Mining Gala and the Co-op

A bit of a dual announcement today – firstly we are now one of the causes being supported by the Co-op’s Local Community Fund. The second part is that the specific project being funded is the 2017 Mining Gala! Yes, the mining gala returns, with music, exhibitors and much more. Co-op members can help by […]

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Rugeley Miners Gala

We’ll have a stand at the Lea Hall Miners Reunion Gala this Sunday, 4th September, at the Lea Hall Miners Welfare Centre & Social Club. It’s from 12pm until 5pm and will feature Bouncy Castles, a funfair, stalls, football, live music and more. Lea Hall Miners Welfare Centre & Social Club, Sandy Lane, Rugeley, Staffs. WS15 2LB.

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Gala – one day down, one to go!

I think I can safely say that we had a really enjoyable day yesterday – some scorching hot sun (just a brief spell of rain), some great bands, fire eaters, belly dancers, the railway in steam, various mining and rescue organisations, a fair, and not forgetting the beer tent. We’re ready for round two today! […]

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Gala Tomorrow

After months of preparation it’s now the eve of the Gala we hope that we will see you there! Preparations are well under way and we are watching the weather forecast like hawks. As you can see the beer tent from Limestone Brewery is up with a selection of their fine brews, so we had […]

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One week until the Gala!

Only one week to go until our 2014 Mining Gala! Preparations are in full swing, and we are keeping our finger crossed for the weather – the one thing that we can’t control. If you have been in Newcastle-under-Lyme town centre today you may have heard the town crier giving it all he’s got to promote […]

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Gala Details Published

With just over a month to go until the big day, many of the preparations are done, and we’ve got our fingers crossed for fine weather!  You can see the latest details of our mining gala on our newly updated gala page, click here to view it.  There’s also the full running order of bands […]

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Our inaugural Mining Gala

Any worries of Glastonbury Festival style mud baths or a lack of visitors were soon dispelled on Saturday when the people started to roll in along with fine weather. The Mayor of Newcastle-under-Lyme kicked off the proceedings and soon we were under way accompanied by the North Staffs Accordion band and the Florence Colliery Brass […]

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Day 1 of the Gala!

A few pictures from the first day of the gala have been posted on our facebook page, more should appear soon and we’ll have them up on this site when we can. A great time was had by all, and the day was a huge success.! If you havn’t visited today, we hope to see […]

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Mining Gala 2013

We are pleased to announce that we will be holding a Mining Gala at the Heritage Centre in 2013, on 15th to 16th June. This will feature many mining related activities and entertainment. Watch this space for more information!

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