Redhills Durham

the future
we build

We will harness our living heritage to revitalise our Durham Coalfield communities.

what is redhills durham?

  The past we inherit, the future we build: Redhills Durham has been constituted as a charity to serve as stewards of Redhills Durham Miners’ Hall on behalf of Durham Coalfield communities. We have a clear mission to harness our living heritage to revitalise our coalfield communities, we will do this by:

Re-establishing Redhills Durham Miners’ Hall as a focal point for the living heritage and culture of County Durham’s coalfield communities. 

Revitalising and reactivating County Durham’s Coalfield communities.

Reach beyond County Durham to extend and deepen conntections, impact and learning.

Our offer at durham miners’ hall

A Centre of Education, heritage and culture for Durham Coalfield communities

Redhills Durham Miners’ Hall will become a hub of cultural activity, where community groups can meet, brass bands and choirs of the county can perform, and artistic talent can showcase their work.

The 60 banner groups that proudly maintain their Durham Coalfield communities’ colours and parade them every year at the Miners’ Gala will have a shared home. We’re incredibly lucky to have the support of many trades unions, trusts and foundations and our funders, including our primary funders: National Heritage Lottery Fund, Durham Miners’ Association and Durham County Council.



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Our Latest news

Read the latest news from The Redhills Charity to keep up-to-date with our community programmes and our revitalisation of Redhills Durham Miners’ Hall

Reflecting on Resilience: 40 Years Since the Miners’ Strike

Reflecting on Resilience: 40 Years Since the Miners’ Strike

As we commemorate the 40th anniversary of the miners' strike in County Durham, it is essential to reflect on the profound impact this historic event had on the lives of the miners and their families; which, in the case of the team at Redhills, are our families; and...

Redhills Research Shapes EU’s Cohesion Policy

Redhills Research Shapes EU’s Cohesion Policy

In a collaboration between Redhills Durham Miners Hall and University College London (UCL) researchers, a pivotal study has earned a prominent place in a major report on the future of the European Union's (EU) Cohesion Policy. The High-Level Group on the Future of...

Field Music to release Binding Time LP for Record Store Day 2024

Field Music to release Binding Time LP for Record Store Day 2024

Sunderland-based music sensation Field Music is set to captivate audiences with the "Binding Time" LP scheduled for release on the highly anticipated Record Store Day UK 2024. Field Music's connection with brass traces back to its involvement in the Durham Brass...

Inspiring creative action that shares and celebrates our culture and builds pride, confidence and hope for the future

Our community programmes are kindly supported by:


Redhills, through partnership working, is committed to providing brass opportunities for young people, which celebrate the coalfield culture we have enjoyed for so many years. 

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