This Calderdale May Day 2018 Programme is still being finalised. This is the programme to date. Please check back for updates.
MAY DAY PAY DAY: A living wage of £10 / hour for all, the full rate for young workers
Exhibition: Images of the 1984-85 Miners’ Strike Wednesday 25 April to Saturday 5 May Exhibition. Launch event Wednesday 25 April, 11.30am Central Library, Halifax, HX1 1QG
Photos from the archive of Martin Jenkinson, former NUM photographer.
Workers Memorial Day Commemoration and unveiling of permanent memorial by Cllr Jane Scullion, Deputy Mayor of Calderdale Saturday 28 April 12.30 pm, outside Halifax Central Library. Remember the dead, fight for the living
Workers Memorial Day films: Complicit + Greater Manchester Hazards Centre - International Workers' Memorial Day + Michael’s Story – Told by his sister Louise
Saturday 28 April, 1.30 pm, Halifax Central Library. FREE tickets available from Halifax Central Library or by phoning 01422 392630
Film: Dispossession: the Great Social Housing Swindle Monday 30 April, 2.30pm Brighouse Library. FREE tickets available from Brighouse Library, by phoning 01422 288060 or via Eventbrite
Film: 5 Broken Cameras Wednesday 2 May, 2pm, King Cross Library, HX1 3BG. FREE tickets available from King Cross Library or by phoning 01422 288028
Film: Belonging – the Truth Behind the Headlines Friday 4 May, 6.30pm, Todmorden Library. FREE tickets available from Todmorden Library, by phoning 01706 815600 or via Eventbrite
Banner Theatre presents Rise Like Lions! Songs, Stories and Satire from the frontlines Sunday 6 May, 6pm (doors open 5.30pm), Hebden Bridge Trades Club, Holme Street, HX7 8EE. £5 / £3 concessions http://thetradesclub.com/events/rise-like-lions Followed by Love Music Hate Racism with Reggae DJ Sambaman
Make more noise: Women's voice 100 years on from winning the vote Monday 7 May Midday (doors open 11.45am), Hebden Bridge Trades Club, HX7 8EE. Speakers include Sarah Woolley, BFAWU, Julia Maybury, Women’s history researcher. Chair: Rowena Fehilly, Vice-Chair, Calderdale Trades Council. Free, donations welcome.
TUC March and Rally: A New Deal for Working People Saturday 12 May. Assemble at Victoria Embankment between Hungerford Bridge and Blackfriars Bridge from 11am; march to Hyde Park begins 12pm.
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