Tuesday, 28 April 2015

May Day, May Day, May Day.


       May Day, Workers Day, Labour Day, call it what you will, but it is Our Day. A day of celebration, of all our struggles, victories, and a chance to renew old friendships. Take to the streets, pick up a leaflet, a book, chat, celebrate with friends and comrades.

Here are some of the events celebrating this May Day in Glasgow.

Today (Glasgow TUC) event, Tuesday, 28 April, 12 noon People's Palace/Winter Gardens G40 1AT.

Friday, May 1st. May Day, there will be stalls in Buchanan Street at Gordon Street, come along, bring the kids, bring noise, bring what you would expect to find, meet and chat, discuss what matters to you. there will be people, books leaflets and other bits and pieces.

Later on May 1st.

Friday 1st May 2015, 6.30 - 9.00pm
Gilmorehill Centre, University of Glasgow
      Document Human Rights Film Festival in association with Screen Seminars at Glasgow University and Glasgow Human Rights Network present a May Day screening of Miners Shot Down, a documentary about the 2012 Marikana mine massacre in South Africa, which is currently winning prizes at film festivals around the world. Thirty four workers were killed by police during a strike at the mine. The British lawyer representing the families of those killed, James Nichol, will be in attendance for a Q&A after the screening, chaired by Dr David Archibald.

Sunday 3rd May, organised by Glasgow Trades Union Council, march and rally. Assemble 11.00 for 11.30 at George's Square,
Rally at 02 Academy, Eglinton Street 12.30.

GLASGOW Friends of May Day
Download the Glasgow Friends of MayDay Celebration Programme here
A wee blast from the past, Glasgow May Day 1962.
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