Trade Union Events 2023

Head Office Circular No. NP/22/23


To all Branches and Regional Councils


19th January 2023


Trade Union Events 2023


Dear Colleague, 


I am writing to let you know about a number of important trade union events taking place this year.  


With Banners Held High – Saturday 13th May 2023, Wakefield: This year’s theme is ‘Sustainable Energy, Sustainable Lives’. More details will be published here -  


Durham Miners’ Gala – Saturday 8th July: More information and to register for updates -


Tolpuddle Martyr’s Festival, Friday 14th – Sunday 16th July, Dorset: Trade union festival including music, fringe meetings, discussions. For more information and to purchase tickets visit


Burston Strike School Rally, Sunday 3rd September, Near Diss, Norfolk: Marking what has become known as ‘the longest strike in history’. Follow the event page for updates -


Please do all you can to attend these important trade union events. 


Yours sincerely


Michael Lynch

General Secretary