Monday, 11 July 2016

SERTUC activities and news

Burston Strike School Rally

Sunday 4 September with Mick Whelan ASLEF, TUC President Liz Snape, Attila the Stockbroker, Steve White and the Protest Family, NASUWT Brass Band, Red Flag, Grace Petrie, Banner Theatre 1st May Band and John McDonnell MP Shadow Chancellor

SERTUC Education courses from September 2016

Trade union actions

Fire Brigades Union video on cuts

Unite Community Southampton

LeftFest Saturday 23 July 11am A celebration of local left and progressive activism

Unite Bromley march to save our services

Saturday 23 July 11am contact 07771 818 637


TUC national action plan after the European Referendum

Petition your MP on workers’ rights

Midland Region TUC demo

Demonstration at the Conservative Party conference Sunday 2 October, Birmingham with Dave Prentis Unison, Tom Roache GMB, Owen Jones writer

Trades Council actions

Lambeth at the Lambeth Country Show

16 and 17 July Lambeth trades council will be having their usual trades union marquee. Included are the Lambeth & Wandsworth Palestine Solidarity Campaign

Greenwich and Bexley street stall

Saturday 23 July at Charlton Community Day contact

West Surrey trades council

Next meeting Thursday 14 July 6.30pm

Battersea & Wandsworth celebration

·         John Burns’ Battersea Saturday 23 July 4pm
·         No to the vanity bridge! Public meeting Tuesday 26 July 7pm

Barking, Dagenham and Havering is going to Tolpuddle

Free coach leaving Dagenham at 7.45am on Sunday 17 July, leaving Tolpuddle at 5.45pm. £5 returnable deposit will be returned on the coach. Contact

Brent commemorates Grunwick 40

It’s 40 years since the Grunwick strike

Thanet trades council meeting

Next meeting Wednesday 20 July 7.30pm Broadstairs

GLATUC briefing

All London trades council officers and delegates welcome Tuesday 19 July 7pm contact

Other actions/events

Morning Star @ 50 celebration

Saturday 23 July 12.30pm till late. Free. Marx Memorial Library

NPC conference and lobby

·         Conference The future of public transport Thursday 22 September 11am London. £5 including lunch
·         Lobby of parliament Wednesday 2 November 12 noon plus rally in parliament

Norwich Pride Saturday 30 July

Day of Action against Personal Independence Payments

Wednesday 13 July Ipswich action 11.30am

Grunwick film Wednesday 20 July

Film, panel discussion, social £5/£3

Hackney Unites #moreincommon

Palestine Youth Orchestra UK tour

Royal Festival Hall London Monday 1 August 7.30pm

Redbridge Forest Farm Peace Garden

Sunday 10 July World Music Day, free and family friendly, 12 noon to 5pm

Cuba Solidarity Campaign

CND Stop Trident lobby Wednesday 13 July

·         12 noon onwards
·         publication Trident and jobs

Thanet Labour Councillors public meeting

On WASPI – Women Against State Pension Inequality Saturday 9 July Ramsgate, more info

Tolpuddle Festival

15 to 17 July 2016 the annual event commemorating the contribution of the Tolpuddle Martyrs

Sylvia Pankhurst Memorial Lecture

Saturday 13 August 7pm at Wortley Hall, near Sheffield. Lecture by Ruth Taillon “Socialism, Feminism and the Women of 1916”

Marx Memorial Library events

·         NOW: Exhibition: Socialist Opposition to World War 1 will be at Congress House 25 June to 11 July
·         17-30 October Remembering the International Brigades, two week festival
·         Appeal for a plans chest for posters
·         Socialist Opposition to World War One exhibition At Congress House 25 June to 11 July

Send a piano to Cuba

Ada Salter Day

Friday 15 and Saturday 16 July Many events to celebrate this outstanding campaigner. Bermondsey

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