May Day Parade 2016

When: Sun 1st May at 10:00
Where: Beaumont Street, Hamilton, NSW 2303
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May Day March
Sunday, 1st May 

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About the Event

May Day is the international workers day. The Annual May Day March continues our proud tradition of celebrating the struggles and achievemnets of Workers.

Hunter Workers will be hosting a march in honour of this remarkable day. All Hunter Workers, families and supporters, activists and community groups are invited to participate. We will assemble at the Hamilton Train Station Carpark at 10am for the 10:30am Parade, Sunday May 1st. We will march down Beaumont Street to Gregson Park and then gather for speechs, solidarity and a BBQ.

We will be accompanied by the tradition brass and pipe band.

About May Day

May Day is the Annual celebratory event held in honour of workers. What began 160 years ago for recognition for an eight hour work day, eight hours work, eight hours recreation, eight hours rest. From there, Workers have achieved much much more.

So bring your banners, music instruments, passion and enthusiasm. We will be giving recognition to the Unionists who have passed and celebrating the future for Hunter Workers and workers everywhere.

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Above image courtesy: Newcastle City Council. (Photo Credit: Ronald J. Morrison. 1962)
Top left image: The Lower Merion Historical Society (Photo Credit: W. Robert Swartz. 1900)