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The miners' hymn


Miners enter the pithead at Gresford Colliery near Wrexham in Wales, with bags of cement to seal off the mine

The film The Miners' Hymns at this year's Durham Festival is causing a stir in the mining community.

Controversially, the film leaves out perhaps the most important miners' hymn - Gresford.

Reporter Nicola Stanbridge remembers the miners who lost their lives in the coal mine explosion in Wrexham 76 years ago which inspired the hymn.

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