Saturday 30th April

 

 Sandwell:

 May Day Celebration. 2pm onwards

 all welcome, West Bromwich Working Men's club, Dudley St W. Brom.

 Speakers, stalls and tombola. Family fun.

 

Birmingham:

 Gathering outside Waterstones from noon, music from Birmingham Clarion Singers, times to be confirmed.

 

 Coventry:

 Shout Out Against Austerity. 12 noon, Broadgate, Coventry City Centre. 

Speakers  include Matt Wrack (FBU Gen Sec), Pauline Black, Junior  Doctor and others.

 

 Nottingham: 

Defending Workers’ Rights. Assemble 11am Robin Hood Statue, Nottingham Castle. 

Speakers:  Cheryl Pidgeon (Unite, Sports Direct project), junior doctor and local trade unionists.

 

Oxford:

May Day March and Rally, meeting at 12 noon, Manzil Way. Connolly Association and IBMT speakers. Leafleting for TUAEU.

 

 

 Sunday 1st May 

 

 Wolverhampton:

 Starts 7pm Pegasus Pub, Whitmore Reans. 

Speakers: Frances  O’ Grady, TUC Gen Sec video link, 

Phil Goalby  FBU,

Joginder  Bains  IWA, 

Jim Reekie CPB. 

Music and dance, from guests including Transit Trix, Gary O’ Dea, Tradmark Blud and One Love International Sound System. Free veggie curry.

 

 

 

 Monday 2nd May

 

 Chesterfield: Assemble 10.30 at Town

 Hall for march at 11.00 Main rally

 in the market square starting about 11.45am.

 Speakers: Tosh McDonald ASLEF President, Jane Loftus President CWU, Toby Perkins MP and Raya Ziyaei

 Refugee Solidarity campaigner. Music from the main stage in Chesterfield's New Square from Faith and Branko, Bikini Beach Band and Bleeding Hearts.

 

 Leicester:

   Jubilee Square (assemble 1130) down High Street to Gallowtree Gate (outside BHS) followed by a rally

 – with Jon Ashworth, MP, Doug Nicholls, GFTU gen sec, Jess Green, political performance poet and others.

 After the rally there will be a free entry gig at Duffy's Bar, Pocklingtons Walk by traditional Irish band, Kelly's Heroes.