Monday 11th January 2016

Circular No. National Policy NP/07/16/BO

To the Secretary all Branches,
Council of Executive members,
Regional Councils and Regional Offices.

Dear Colleagues,


RMT members, as well as friends and family, are invited to attend and join a number of social and commemorative events this Summer. The 14th Annual RMT Cuba Garden Party, the Durham Miners' Gala, the Tolpuddle Martyrs Festival and the Burston Strike School Rally are all chances to celebrate RMT and other unions' history and recommit to preserving and extending our legacy:
The legendary RMT Cuba Garden Party on Wednesday 15th June – Celebrate the achievements of the Cuban Revolution with music, special guest speakers, food and drink. Tickets to go on sale soon. From 19.00 pm at Maritime House, Clapham, London.

Durham Miners' Gala - from 8:30am on Saturday 9th  July
Marching from the Market Place to the Racecourse, with the Big Meeting taking place at the Racecourse from 12:15 - including addresses from a number of key speakers.

Tolpuddle Martyrs Festival - in Dorset over the weekend of Friday 15th to Sunday 17th  July. Includes commemorative events, music (including marching bands), kids' activities and speakers - with the main march and rally taking place on the Sunday. Nearest train stations are Dorchester and Dorchester South (both to the West of Bournemouth)

Burston Strike School Rally - in Norfolk on Sunday 4th September
Help celebrate the longest running strike in history - there will be music (including a marching band) and speakers.
Nearest train station is Diss (to the South of Norwich)

Further information will be sent out nearer the time but please let people know of these dates now.
Yours sincerely,

Mick Cash
General Secretary