May Day Festival Of Solidarity 2018

We’re delighted to announce May Day Festival of Solidarity returns to The Old School House in Barnsley over the weekend of May 5th/6th, and we have a PHENOMENAL bill for you. We have music from Merry Hell, The Wakes, TV Smith, Headsticks, The Moods, Reg Meuross, Chuck SJ Hay, Under A Banner, Tracey Curtis, Ribbon Road, Quiet Loner and Rebekah Findlay….plus The Hurriers and Joe Solo seeing as how they are already there; we have poetry from Laura Taylor, Kevin Titterton, Matt McAteer and Poetry On The Picket Line; and we have the amazing Ian Saville, the Marxist Magician. Plus we have the usual invited speakers from unions and campaigning groups out there fighting for social justice and worker’s rights 24/7.

Tickets are available on the link below priced £15 for a day ticket and £20 for the weekend (subject to a small booking fee on the website, sadly)

Be great to see you supporting us!

2 thoughts on “May Day Festival Of Solidarity 2018

    1. Fresh off the press:
      Saturday 5th May 2018

      2.30pm – Doors Open
      3.00pm to 3.15pm – Guest Speakers Wayne Gilmore (Barnsley Trades Council) & John Dunn (Orgreave Truth and Justice Campaign)
      3.15pm to 3.45pm – The Hurriers (Acoustic set)
      4.00pm to 4.30pm – Poetry on the Picket Line/Laura Taylor
      4.30pm to 5.00pm – Guest Speakers – Val Colvin – (We Shall Overcome), Aneesa Akbar (Labour)
      & Mairead Canavan – NEU (NUT)
      5.00pm to 5.30pm – Jess Silk
      5.45pm to 6.15pm – Ian Saville ‘The Marxist Magician’
      6.30pm to 7.00pm – Quiet Loner
      7.15pm to 7.45pm – Ribbon
      8.00pm to 8.45pm – Reg Meuross
      9.00pm to 9.45pm – Headsticks
      10.00pm to 11.00pm – Merry Hell

      Sunday 6th May 2018

      2.00pm – Doors Open
      2.30pm to 3.00pm – Rebekah Findlay
      3.15pm to 3.45pm – Kevin Titterton/Matt McAteer
      3.45pm to 4.15pm – Guest Speakers(Mick Lanaghan (Save Hatfield Headgear), Vicky Lou (University Funding), Sean McGowan (RMT) & Sarah Woolley (BFAWU)
      4.30pm – 5.00pm – Paul Carbuncle
      5.15pm to 5.45pm – Chuck SJ Hay
      6.00pm to 6.30pm – Joe Solo
      6.45pm to 7.15pm – Under A Banner
      7.30pm to 8.15pm – The Wakes
      8.30pm to 9.15pm – TV Smith
      9.30pm to 10.30pm – The Moods


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