Gala time but were you in the picture?
Gala time but were you in the picture?

7 archive photos from the day the "miners' gala" came to Westoe Crown 5 years ago today

What a great day for South Tyneside heritage that was.

It was 5 years ago today (june 30) that a miners gala event was held at Westoe Crown to mark the community’s colliery heritage.

Former pit workers were there and so were children from the area in traditional costume.

A heritage trail was unveiled and we want to know if these scenes bring back memories for you.

Take a look and then get in touch to tell us more.

A heritage trail was unveiled and we want to know if these scenes bring back memories for you.

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