May Day March & Rally 2021

Workers marching

A long with millions upon millions of working people Bristol workers will be raising the Red Flag, on Saturday 1st May 2021, in honour of the international working class day that is the spirit of determination, solidarity and resistance.

Mobilise your members, families and friends to join this major day for workers. Bring your Trade Union and labour movement banners.

Assemble at 12:00
on Saturday 1st May 2021
at Castle Park
March through Broadmead
followed by a Rally in Castle Park, Bristol

Sheila Caffrey (President Bristol Trades Union Council)
Mike Wollacott (Labour Candidate for Frome Vale)
Brendan Kelly (RMT Regional Organiser)
Hannah David (SWTUC)

  • JOIN THE FIGHT AGAINST THE ANTI-UNION LAWS
  • CAMPAIGN AGAINST THE POLICE, CRIME, SENTENCING AND COURTS BILL
  • FIGHT THE SLEAZE
  • 15% PAY RISE FOR NHS EMPLOYEES
  • CELEBRATE THOSE WORKERS WHO KEEP BRITAIN WORKING
  • END UNEMPLOYMENT
  • OUTLAW FIRE & REHIRE
  • CELEBRATE AND DEFEND THE EQUAL PAY VICTORY AT ASDA
  • CELEBRATE THE VICTORY OF THE SHREWSBURY 24
  • VICTORY TO GMB AT BRISTOL WATER
  • MAKE 1ST MAY A PUBLIC HOLIDAY

A leaflet advertising the march & Rally can be found here – May Day 2021

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Celebrate May Day – Make a video

Key Workers

This May Day our usual planned events can no longer take place, but it’s more important than ever to mark the contribution that workers make every day.

The TUC are leading an online action to show our support for all frontline workers in this difficult time.

Visit the TUC website at May Day 2020 for full details.

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People’s Assembly – May Day Special!!

Bristol People's Assembly - May Day Special!!

You can’t get more local than this. Join the People’s Assembly for an upbeat celebration on May Day – Friday 1 May, 19:00-20:00.

Laura Pidcock will be joined by special guests to celebrate the day.

Guests will include :
Jeremy Corbyn
Maxine Peake
Gerry Potter
& Lowkey

For full details visit People’s Assembly Facebook page

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May Day March & Rally 2019

Workers marching

Along with millions upon millions of working people Bristol workers will be raising the Red Flag, on Wednesday 1st May 2019, in honour of the international working class day that is the spirit of determination, solidarity and resistance.

Mobilise your members, families and friends to join this major day for workers. Bring your Trade Union and labour movement banners.

Assemble 12:00am
on Wednesday 1st May
at Castle Park
March, with the Musicians Union Band, through
Broadmead to a Rally at Castle Park
12:00 Assemble at Castle Park
12.15 March round Broadmead with the Musicians Union Band
13.00 Rally in Castle Park
Brendan Kelly (RMT Regional Organiser)
Steve Turner (Unite Assistant Gen. Sec.)
Nicola Bowden-Jones (Kingswood Labour PPC)
Roger Thomas (PCS)
  • WE DEMAND A NEW DEAL FOR WORKING PEOPLE
  • JOIN THE FIGHT AGAINST THE TU BILL/ANTI-UNION LAWS
  • FIGHT AUSTERITY AND THE CUTS
  • CELEBRATE THOSE WHO KEEP BRITAIN WORKING
  • MAKE 1ST MAY A PUBLIC HOLIDAY

A leaflet advertising the march & Rally can be found here – Leaflet May Day 2019

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May Day March & Rally 2018

Workers marching

Along with millions upon millions of working people Bristol workers will be raising the Red Flag, on Tuesday 1st May 2018, in honour of the international working class day that is the spirit of determination, solidarity and resistance.

Mobilise your members, families and friends to join this major day for workers. Bring your Trade Union and labour movement banners.

Assemble 12:00am
on Tuesday 1st May
at Castle Park
March, with the Musicians Union Band, through
Broadmead to a Rally at Castle Park
12:00 Assemble at Castle Park
12.15 March round Broadmead with the Musicians Union Band
13.00 Rally in Castle Park
Brendan Kelly (RMT Regional Organiser)
James Davies (PCS Organiser)
Lucy Langley- Palmer (UCU)
Evangelia Mitsiakou (KKE)
  • WE DEMAND A NEW DEAL FOR WORKING PEOPLE
  • JOIN THE FIGHT AGAINST THE TU BILL/ANTI-UNION LAWS
  • FIGHT AUSTERITY AND THE CUTS
  • CELEBRATE THOSE WHO KEEP BRITAIN WORKING
  • MAKE 1ST MAY A PUBLIC HOLIDAY

A leaflet advertising the march & Rally can be found here – Leaflet May Day 2018

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May Day 2016

March & Rally

Along with millions upon millions of working people Bristol workers will be raising the Red Flag, on Sunday 1st May 2016, in honour of the international working class day that is the spirit of determination, solidarity and resistance.

With May Day falling on Sunday this year Bristol Trades Union Council urges maximum turn out by unions. Mobilise your members to join a major day for workers. Make sure your Trade Union and labour movement banners are at this major event.

Assemble 11:30am on Sunday 1st May
Castle Park

to be addressed by Marvin Rees (Labour’s Candidate for Mayor of Bristol 2016), Andy Robertson from Bristol Trades Union Council and a speaker from the Co-operative Party.

March, with the Ambling Band, through
Broadmead and Old Market to a
Rally at the Trinity Centre

 

  • JOIN THE FIGHT AGAINST THE TU BILL/ANTI-UNION LAWS
  • FIGHT AUSTERITY AND THE CUTS
  • CELEBRATE THOSE WHO KEEP BRITAIN WORKING
  • MAKE MAY 1ST A PUBLIC HOLIDAY

 

Music Speakers
Thee Faction Kevin Courtney (NUT DGS)
Lady Nade Kerry McCarthy (MP)
Clayton Blizzard Nigel Costley (SWTUC)
Terry Renshaw (UCATT – one of the Shrewsbury 24)
Eileen Turnbull (Researcher – Shrewsbury 24 Campaign)
Louise Raw (Labour Historian)

More information can be found here

May Day 2016 poster (A4) yellow background
May Day 2016 poster (A4) white background
May Day 2016 TU/Campaign Stall Application details

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