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TUC London, East and South East supports - Burston Strike School Rally 2019
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Sun, 01 Sep 2019 - 09:00 to 18:00

Church Green Norfolk
Burston, near Diss,
United Kingdom


Please join the annual rally to celebrate the longest strike in history: Schoolchildren 'went on strike' in 1914 to support their teachers, sacked for organising agricultural workers.

Join participants for food (or bring a picnic if you wish), drink, entertainment and speakers from across the union movement.

Guest speakers confirmed:

Sam Gurney - LESE Regional Secretary

Steve Turner - Unite Assistant General Secretary

Kate Osamor MP, Shadow Secretary of State of International Department

Mark Serwotka - PCS General Secretary   

Travel coaches are organised by a number of different organisations - contact the organisers for information where available.

Dedicated car and coach parking is available in Burston. Nearest railway station is Diss (4 miles).

To register your interest or request more information visit Burston Strike School Rally website or Burston Strike School Rally email

The Burston School Strike 1914 to 1939  Publication available - please contact    

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