Upcoming Events

5Oct
Thu 05/10/2017 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
ABERDEEN Eisenstein’s October: film
11Oct
Wed 11/10/2017 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
GOVAN: Poverty, Homelessness and the Housing
18Oct
Wed 18/10/2017 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
AYRSHIRE Film: Britain in Palestine 1917 – 1948
5Dec
Tue 05/12/2017 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
PAISLEY The Russian Revolution
26Jan
Fri 26/01/2018 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
DUMFRIES The Battle of the Ebro
7Feb
Wed 07/02/2018 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
CLYDEBANK Ten Days that Shook the World

Tuesday 7 March at 7pm

2017 march caterpillar

Eventbrite page: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/the-caterpillar-occupation-the-lessons-30-years-on-tickets-31756421311

Facebook Event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/169206753568724/

The US multinational tried to close the doors on its Uddingston plant in January 1987. Instead the workforce took possession!
What lessons can we learn from this momentous event today, in an era where workers and jobs are seen as disposable and where government tries to shackle our trade unions? Come along and find out, a free event organised by the Morning Star newspaper and part of the "Our Class, Our Culture" series of Scotland-wide events.

Speakers:
John Brannan (Convener),
John Gillen (Senior Engineering Steward)
Richard Leonard MSP

Chair: Elaine Smith MSP

 

Venue:
Blantyre Miners Welfare Society & Social Club
5 Calder Street
Blantyre
G72 0AU