2016 Rally

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Burston strike school rally – Sunday 4 September 2016

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

Confirmed speakers/musicians:

  • Mick Whelan General Secretary ASLEF
  • Jeremy Corbyn Labour leader
  • Steve White and the Protest Family
  • Richard Allday Unite
  • Jo Rust Kings Lynn trades council
  • Attila the Stockbroker
  • Red Flags
  • NASUWT Brass Band
  • Banner Theatre 1st May Band

Chairs:

  • morning: Megan Dobney SERTUC Regional Secretary
  • afternoon: Teresa Mackay SERTUC Vice President/Suffolk CATC

 

COACH TO THE RALLY FROM GREAT YARMOUTH

Organised by Waveney trades council with support from Great Yarmouth & District Unite branch – a FREE bus…

9am The Troll Cart pub, Great Yarmouth

9.30am Birds Eye then East Coast Pavilion, Lowestoft

via Beccles and Bungay

4pm return from Burston

Additional stops may be possible. Reserve your place at richard_chilvers@sky.com or call 07517 544 669 or 01502 574 010

COACH TO THE RALLY FROM LONDON

Organised by Unite London & Eastern Region. £5 for Unite members, £7 for others (payment by cheque in advance)

8am Moreland Street (Regional Office) London

8.15am Euston Station

picking up at Babraham Road Park & Ride, Cambridge

4.30pm return from Burston

Reserve your place with Peter Kavanagh, Regional Secretary on 020 8800 4281

COACH TO THE RALLY FROM NORWICH

Organised by Norwich trades council. A donation is requested

9.30am Theatre Royal, Norwich

4pm return from Burston

Reserve your place at sarahlark@ymail.com

COACH TO THE RALLY FROM CLACTON

Organised with support from Unite

8.45am Roaring Donkey, Holland on Sea

9am Rail Station, Clacton

9.30am Crouch Street, Colchester

10am Magdalen Street Bus Station, Hadleigh

4pm return from Burston

Reserve your place at sarah@sarahsanford.orangehome.co.uk or 01473 3211 180

COACH TO THE RALLY FROM FELIXSTOWE

Organised with support from Unite

9.10am Great Eastern Square, Felixstowe

9.30am Park & Ride bust stop, Martlesham

9.40am Kesgrave Kitchen lay by, Kesgrave

9.55am Crown Street lay by, Ipswich

10.15am Rail Station, Stowmarket

4pm return from Burston

Reserve your place at sarah@sarahsanford.orangehome.co.uk or 01473 3211 180

 

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