The Pitmen Poets

@ Gala Theatre and Cinema

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05 February 2017



Ex-Lindisfarne singer and songwriter Billy Mitchell, renowned singer and instrumentalist Bob Fox, leading exponent of Tyneside song Benny Graham, and much-covered Durham songwriter Jez Lowe individually and collectively celebrate the triumphs, tragedy, humour and hard times of North-East England’s coal mining tradition in an evening of music, song and spoken word, illustrated by atmospheric archive photography.

From Billy Elliot to Close The Coalhouse Door from The Pitmen Painters to When The Boat Comes In now hear the songs and stories of The Pitmen Poets past and present.

Gala Theatre and Cinema
Millennium Place

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