There are nearly 60 trades councils in the London, East & South East (LESE) region with new ones being formed; this is just a snapshot of some activities.

The relentless work offered by Trade Union Council members and supporters can never be underestimated.

LESE’s themed Trades Council Conference is held annually and promotes the voice of workers and the value of trade unions.


LESE Workers' Memorial / May Day Events   

* London Workers' Memorial Day - Saturday 28 April 2018  

* London May Day and Rally - Tuesday 1 May 2018 

* Ipswich May Day Festival - Sunday 6 May 2018

* Southampton & S.W. Hampshire May Day - Monday 7 May 2018 

Burston Strike School Rally (Sunday 2 September 2018)

Annual rally to celebrate the longest strike in history: Schoolchildren ‘went on strike’ in 1914 to support their teachers, sacked by the rural squirearchy for organising agricultural workers.

SERTUC - Trades Union Congress

John McDonnell speaks of love for Norfolk at Burston Strike Rally

At the Burston Strike rally in 2017, John McDonnell spoke about the strike's enduring influence.