1st May 2020 was virtual but 1st May 2021 will be back to normal, hopefully!
The first May Day event in Wolverhampton organised by Wolverhampton TUC was 1st May 1892.
Last year’s sponsors were:
UNISON City of Wolverhampton branch ASLEF 236 Wolverhampton branch South West CLP
UNITE WM6150 branch W’ton General UNITE WM7085 (Wolverhampton Homes) UNITE West Midlands Region Wolverhampton & Bilston TUC
2019 was our 25th anniversary, about 300 people came – a good mixture of trades unionists and local people from Whitmore Reans. It was a very successful night.
We had over a dozen union and local campaign stalls, free mehndi and bouncy castle, face-painting and we served over 250 free meals. Our main acts were Attila the Stockbroker & Reckless bboy crew.
Lynne Moran, the local Labour Party councillor who addressed the crowd, increased her percentage of the vote the following day at election. We had a number of new signups and understand that the union stalls present recruited several new members