Saturday 30th April
May Day Celebration. 2pm onwards
all welcome, West Bromwich Working Men's club, Dudley St W. Brom.
Speakers, stalls and tombola. Family fun.
Gathering outside Waterstones from noon, music from Birmingham Clarion Singers, times to be confirmed.
Shout Out Against Austerity. 12 noon, Broadgate, Coventry City Centre.
Speakers include Matt Wrack (FBU Gen Sec), Pauline Black, Junior Doctor and others.
Defending Workers’ Rights. Assemble 11am Robin Hood Statue, Nottingham Castle.
Speakers: Cheryl Pidgeon (Unite, Sports Direct project), junior doctor and local trade unionists.
May Day March and Rally, meeting at 12 noon, Manzil Way. Connolly Association and IBMT speakers. Leafleting for TUAEU.
Sunday 1st May
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.
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.