With Banners Held High 2016

23 February 2016

Music and The Miner’s Strike – International Solidarity. 5 March 2015 from 10.30am at Unity Works, Westgate, Wakefield, WF1 1EP.

The scale of international support for the 1984-85 miners’ strike is an inspiring but largely unknown story. This year’s With Banners Held High will include exhibitions, the launch of a new book (Pit Props), films, music, poetry and debates with speakers from France and Denmark to celebrate this great example of international solidarity.

Speakers include Tony Garnett (producer Cathy Come Home, Kes, The Price of Coal) and Tosh McDonald (ASLEF President).

Music: Root and Branch,Grace Petrie and David Rovics

Tickets £8 / £4 concessions. http://www.unityworks.co.uk/event/with-banners-held-high-2016/

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