Tuesday, 21 July 2009

Burston strike school rally.

Sunday 6th Sept 2009
11:00am to 4:00pm

Church Green, Burston, Norfolk. Nearest BR: Diss

The Burston Strike School Rally is organised by Unite with the support of the SERTUC and the Burston Strike School Trustees.
Come to Burston 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.
Keynote speakers at the 2009 rally include:
Luis Marron, political counsellor, Cuban Embassy
Richard Howitt MEP
Tony Benn
Diana Holland, Unite assistant general secretary
John Hegley
Chaired by Megan Dobney (SERTUC regional secretary) and Mike Pentelow (Landworker)
The event will also feature a live salsa/folk music session by Omar Puente plus a Paseo Malanga carnival band, a children’s fun area, food and beer tent and campaign and community stalls.

Download the Burston flyer for more details.

a coach will be available to take Burston fans from the Colchester and Ipswich area to the Rally.pick up points:
9.30am, by the Gala Bingo in Osborne Street, Colchester.
10.00am, Crown Street layby, Ipswich.
seats will cost £5.00, children under 14: £2.50, please book early to avoid disappointment by e-mailing sarah@sarahsanford.orangehome.co.uk payments made before the day are appreciated, and will be acknowledged.cheques made payable to "TGWU 1/460" should be sent to Sarah Sanford, c/o Ipswich Community Resource Centre.16, Old Foundry Road, Ipswich, IP4 2AS.
please forward this information to others you think may be interested.
Sarah SanfordSecretary,
TGWU/Unite 1/460 branch,

More information on The Burston strike school can be found here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/dna/h2g2/A6017456

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