11 June 2014
Members, as well as friends and family, are invited to turn out to attend a number of social and commemorative events this Summer.
The Durham Miners' Gala, Tolpuddle Martyrs Festival and Burston Strike School Rally are chances to celebrate RMT and other unions' history and recommit to preserving and extending our legacy:
Durham Miners' Gala - from 8:30am on Saturday 12th 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 speakers.
Further information is at http://durhamminers.org/Gala.html
Tolpuddle Martyrs Festival - in Dorset over weekend of Friday 18th to Sunday 20th July
Weekend 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)
Further information is at http://www.tolpuddlemartyrs.org.uk/index.php?page=programme
Burston Strike School Rally - in Norfolk on Sunday 7th September
Help celebrate the centenary of the start of this strike - there will be music (including a marching band) and speakers.
Nearest train station is Diss (to the South of Norwich)
Further information is at http://burstonstrikeschool.wordpress.com/the-rally/
Please bring RMT flags, banners and make some noise!
Acting General Secretary
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