Sheffield May Day Saturday 1st May

Many thanks to all those who took part in our International Workers Day/Kill the Bill Day of Action on Saturday 1st May especially to our speakers at both Devonshire Green and Barkers Pool. See photos and programme of events with lists of speaker below that

This was the programme of events:


Assemble at Devonshire Green for a 1pm start for a joint event with Sheffield Against the Policing Bill coalition and Sheffield TUC for the National “KILL THE BILL” Day of Action. Speakers from SAPB and Sheffield TUC at Devonshire Green.

Speakers at Devonshire Green:

Emmott Baddeley (Sheffield Against the Policing Bill)

Chris Peace (Orgreave Truth and Justice Campaign)

Ci Davies (Extinction Rebellion)

Sam Morecroft STUC Vice Chair

Student rent striker

Patrick Wakefield –(YouthStrike 4climate)

Yasmin – Take the Knee

Sheffield TUC will then lead a May Day rally and short march to Barkers Pool, City Hall steps for a final round of speeches. Sheffield Against the Policing Bill (SAPB) have agreed to join us for the march and rally at Barkers Pool and – when that is finished – will have a SAPB Kill the Bill march around the city centre, handing out leaflets etc. Please feel free to join  them.

Speakers at Barkers Pool:

Martin Mayer Secretary Sheffield TUC (compere)

Olivia Rickson SNAP canvasser

Holly Johnston GMB health worker and Nurses for 15

Julie Pearn Sheffield Labour Friends of Palestine

Stuart Hill UNITE Bus worker on Fire and Rehire

Olivier Tesimo Stand Up to Racism

Maxine Bowler Sheffield TUC Vice Chair

John Smith Sheffield Cuba Solidarity Campaign

Lee Rock Sheffield Labour Left

Please bring your banners!!