Key dates in 2017
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Circular No. National Policy NP/18/17/BO
To the Secretary all Branches and Regional Councils.
CLAIM THE DATE FOR ALL THESE FANTASTIC EVENTS
RMT members, as well as friends and family, are invited to attend and join a number of social and commemorative events this Summer. The 15th 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 21st 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 8th 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 14th to Sunday 16th 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 3rd 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.