Durham Miners’ Gala: Eve of Gala Rally 2023

Institute of Employment Rights (IER) and Campaign for Trade Union Freedom (CTUF) Rally

7th July 2023 – 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Elvet Methodist Church, Durham, DH1 3HL

About the event

On Fri 7th July, we’re teaming up with the Campaign for Trade Union Freedom (CTUF) once again for our Eve of Gala rally – one of the highlights of the Big Meeting weekend.
Supported by Morrish Solicitors


Eve of Gala Rally: Fighting the Anti-Trade Union Laws
Organised by the Campaign for Trade Union Freedom (CTUF) and the Institute of Employment Rights (IER)
*No need to book, just turn up.
For more details and updates, visit our Facebook event page.


  • Lydia Hayes (IER)
  • Maria Exall (President, TUC and CWU)
  • Daniel Kebede (General Secretary Elect, NEU)
  • Steve Gillan (General Secretary, POA)
  • Mick Whelan (General Secretary, ASLEF)
  • Laura Pidcock (People’s Assembly)
  • Ben Chacko (Editor, Morning Star)
  • Chair: Sarah Woolley (Co-chair, CTUF)
  • and special guest speaker, Jamie Driscoll (North of Tyne Mayor)

Sponsored by Morrish Solicitors


Elvet Methodist Church
8, Old Elvet
DH1 3HL (Opposite Royal County Hotel, Durham City Centre)

Event Location