2013 Rally

Burston strike school rally – Sunday 1 September 2013

Location Church Green, Burston, near Diss, Norfolk IP22 5TP

Annual rally to celebrate the longest strike in history: Schoolchildren ‘went on strike’ in 1914 to support their teachers, sacked by the rural squirarchy for organising agricultural workers.

The programme for 2013 was:


Lesley Mercer TUC President

Bob Crow RMT General Secretary

Steve Turner Unite Policy Director

Richard Howitt MEP

Beth Davies NUT President


Leon Rosselson 

RMT Brass Band

Red Flags


Megan Dobney TUC Regional Secretary, Southern & Eastern Region

Pilgrim Tucker Unite Community Organiser

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