Issue date
08 Apr 2016

The Midlands region of the TUC have produced a video on Workers Memorial Day.

For more information on IWMD, please visit


There will be a commemoration in the City Centre at 12.30 at St Philip’s Cathedral grounds, Colmore Row, B3 2QB

East Staffordshire

The National Memorial Arboretum, Alrewas, DE13 7AR
Please arrive for 11.30am. The service will begin at 12.00noon by the dedicated memorial tree and plaque. The plaque will be unveiled by RMT General Secretary, Mick Cash. Colleagues a then invited to a social event at Burton Caribbean Association, Uxbridge Street from 1pm where food will be provided along with a cash bar. Wreaths and union banners welcome. For more information please contact [email protected]


Please assemble at 12.30 at Brueton Gardens, Solihull, B91 3EN


There will be an event in Town Hall Square. Please meet at 12.30. In additional to the usual floral tributes and purple ribbons there will be a release of helium balloon in black/purple to commemorate workers killed in the East Midlands over the past year.


There will be a memorial event at12.30 at the Cenotaph, Lich Gates, WV1 1TS


The annual IWMD event will take place at 12 noon, Bayley Lane, Coventry, CV1 5RN


There is a commemoration at 12 noon at Coronation Gardens

Halesowen (near Dudley)

There will be an event at St John the Baptist Church, High Street, Halesowen B63 4AF where a wreath will be laid and hopefully black balloons will be released to represent all the workers killed or injured do to their workplace. Meet outside the church at 11:30.


The annual Worker’s Memorial Day Service will commence at 12.30pm at St Peter’s Church, St Peter's Square, Nottingham NG1 2NW


Meet at 12 noon, by St Matthew’s at the Memorial Stone & tree, Market WS1 3DG.


A workers memorial service will be held at- St Peter’s church, Derby City centre (opposite BHS) at 10:30 until 11:30.