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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
Last year 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