Rally 2017

The Burston Strike School Rally 2017.

Organised by Unite (L&E Region) with support from SERTUC, The Burston Strike School Trustees and Thompson Solicitors.

Join is at the rally on SUNDAY 3 SEPTEMEBER to commemorate the longest strike in history and to celebrate the people who continue to fight for Trade Union rights, working class education, democracy in the countryside and international solidarity.

Guest speakers already confirmed:

John McDonnell MP

Len McCluskey, Unite General Secretary

Phyllis Opoke-Gyimah, PCS Head of Campaigns

Megan Dobney, SERTUC Regional Secretary

John Hendy QC

Christine Blower, Workplace 2020

Live Entertainment already confirmed:

RMT Brass Band

Sian Croose and The Big Sky Choir

The Dave Thomas Blues Band

Red Flags

The John Ward Band

Chaired by:

Jim Kelly, Unite L&E Region Chair

Teresa Mackay, Suffolk CATC

The event is completely funded by trade unions which allows it to be FREE of any ticketing and charging (except for those wishing to have a campaign stall)

Any performer or potential volunteer wishing to become involved in the rally, or for general enquires please contact:

Unite – the Union

Add: 39 Thorpe Road, Norwich, NR1 1ES

Email: Carlene.Norman@unitetheunion.org

Tel: 01602 624052

Mobile: 07980 721440 (Miles Hubbard)

Campaigning Stalls

The Strike Rally offers trade unions and other groups a great platform to promote their activities on one of the major days of the labour movement calendar.

Stall guidance notes

The Burston Strike School Rally is an increasing popular event in the labour movement calendar. Held on the village Green, in front of the Strike School. To help the event pass of successfully and without incident, the organisers kindly request all stallholders, to adhere to the following guidelines: