Tour Dates

 

BOOK NOW: Battle Lines show/ First of May Band (duo)

2024: more dates to be announced soon!

 

JUNE

 
Fri 28 Jun: Coventry
LTB Showrooms, 1 Warwick Rd, Coventry CV1 1EE
Time: 7.00pm
Tickets: £3 available from here
 
Sat 29 Jun: Handsworth Socials Present…
St Andrew Community Centre, College Road, Birmingham, B20 2HX
Tickets: £3 / £7/ £9 – you choose
Start time: 7.15pm
Reserve in advance – mogstim@hotmail.com / 07802546076  and pay on the door
 

JULY

Fri 5 Jul: Nottingham (tbc)
 
Fri 12 Jul: Fundraiser for Palestine
Moseley All Services Club
91 Church Rd, Moseley, Birmingham B13 9EA
From: 7.30pm
Tickets available from here: £3 unwaged / £5 low waged / £8 waged
 

PAST EVENTS 2024

 

JUNE

Sat 8 Jun: show with North Staffordshire Miners Wives Action Group
Fenton Town Hall, Stoke-on-Trent ST4 3AF

APRIL

27 Apr: First of May Band
Social Workers Union Conference
Manchester Mechanics Institute
 

MAY

Fri 10 May: work in progress show, GFTU Young Members (closed gig)

MARCH

3 Mar: Birmingham 4 Peace in Palestine 2024
Centrala, 158 Fazeley Street Birmingham B5 5RT
 
Sun 31 Mar: First of May Band
Birmingham Palestine Weekender
Hare and Hounds, 106 High St, King’s Heath, Birmingham B14 7JZ
A massive lineup of music, DJs, spoken word, storytelling, drumming & more at various venues

 

FEBRUARY

10 Feb: First of May Band
Handsworth Socials: Refugees are Welcome Here
St Andrews Sports & Community Centre, College Rd, Handsworth B20 2HX
 
16 Feb: “Working Class Culture for a Change!” – online workshop
Hosted by University of Exeter via Zoom
This workshop is part of the Performing Resistance project funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council

 

JANUARY

20 Jan: First of May Band
The Big Birmingham Demo for Palestine
Sparkhill Park, Stratford Rd, Birmingham B11 4LX

 

 

PAST EVENTS 2023

 

OCTOBER

3 Oct: Manchester Peoples Assembly “Festival Of Resistance”
Part of the protest events during the Tory Conference in Manchester
Peoples Assembly Marquee, Piccadilly Gardens, Manchester
 
6 Oct: Bristol Protect our NHS
Cotham Parish Church Hall, Cotham Rd, Cotham, Bristol BS6 6DR
 

SEPTEMBER

3 Sep: Burston Strike School Rally
Diss Road, Burston, Norfolk, IP22 4HS
 
23 Sep: Belper Unite Community
Belper Congregational Church, Church Walk, Belper DE56 1DB

 

JULY

4 Jul: Two evenings with Keep Our NHS Public, Greater Manchester, pt 1 – Bolton
The Hub, Bold Street, Bolton BL1 1LS
Doors at 7pm
 
 
5 Jul: Two evenings with Keep Our NHS Public, Greater Manchester, pt 2 – Stockport
Stockport Labour Club, 2 Lloyd Street, Stockport SK4 1 QP
Doors at 7pm
 
29 Jul: Birmingham – NHS 75th Birthday Party for the NHS
Moseley All Services Club, 91 Church Road, Moseley, Birmingham B13 9EA
Tickets £5-£9, from Eventbrite here
7.00pm start

 

MAY

 
10 May: Two evenings with Nottingham TUC, pt 1 – Sherwood
Sherwood Methodist Church, Devon Drive, Sherwood, Nottingham, NG5 2EN
 
11 May: Two evenings with Nottingham TUC, pt 2 – Mansfield
Mansfield Central Library, West Gate, Mansfield, Nottingham, NG18 1NH
 
14 May: Kings Heath United Against Racism Unity Weekender Festival
Fletchers Bar, 7 York Road, Kings Heath, Birmingham, B14 7SA
 
15 May: Private Party
 
25 May: Sheffield TUC
Sheffield Trades and Labour Club, 200 Duke St, Sheffield S2 5QQ
 
 

APRIL

 
27 April: Birmingham
NEU Strike Rally
Centenary Square, Birmingham, B1 1HH
 

MARCH

 
11 March: Manchester
UNISON North West: Skills For Strength Organising Convention
Manchester Mechanics Institute, 103 Princess St, Manchester M1 6DD
 
16 March: Birmingham
Banner Theatre Presents: “Enough Is Enough”
Kitchen Garden Cafe, 17 York Rd, King’s Heath, Birmingham B14 7SA
 
25 March: Birmingham
BOOK LAUNCH & celebration of the life & legacy of Professor Joyce Canaan:
radical intellectual & feminist
Lea Hall Allotments, 40 Wood Lane, Handsworth, Birmingham, B20 2AP
 

 

PAST EVENTS 2022

 

DECEMBER

10 Dec: private party Bridgewater
 
15 Dec: Coventry TUC
Standard Triumph Club Herald Avenue Coventry CV5 6UB
 

NOVEMBER

19 Nov: Dumfries TUC
Culture in Society: Saltley Gate to Partygate!
Robert Burns Centre Film Theatre, Mill Road, Dumfries, Scotland, DG2 7BE
 
21 Nov: Birmingham
Banner Theatre Public Meeting: Indian Political Theatre with Komita Dhanda (Janam Theatre)
St Andrews Community Centre, Church Lane/College Rd, Birmingham, B21 9RE
feat. discussion by Komita Dhanda about Janam at 50 years
 
26 Nov: Peterborough TUC
The George Alcock Centre, Whittlesey Rd, Stanground, Peterborough PE2 8QS
 
 

OCTOBER

1 Oct: Kings Lynn Trades Council
Gaywood Community Centre, Gaywood Hall Drive (on The Field), Gaywood, Kings Lynn, PE304EE
 
6 Oct: Worcester Trades Union Council
The Marrs Bar, 12 Pierpoint Street, Worcester WR1 1TA
 
29 Oct: The World Transformed, Bradford
Kirkgate Centre, 39a Kirkgate, Shipley, West Yorkshire, BD18 3EH

 

SEPTEMBER

16 Sep: Birmingham TUC
Moseley All-Services Club, 91 Church Road, Moseley, B13 9EA
 

AUGUST

6 Aug: El Sueño Existe Festival 2022
Y Plas, Machynlleth, SY20 8DL
 

JULY

3 Jul: RMT Conference
Novotel Hotel, 70 Broad street, Birmingham, B1 2HT
 
15 & 16 Jul: Tolpuddle Martyrs Festival
GMB field, Tolpuddle Martyrs Museum, Dorchester Road, Tolpuddle, Dorset, DT2 7EH
 

JUNE

29th Jun: Bolton UNISON
The Hub, Bold St, Bolton BL1 1LS