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Unite celebrates at Tolpuddle Martyrs’ Festival


Unite members joined thousands of other trade union members and their friends and families at the Tolpuddle Martyrs’ Festival in Dorset in July (15-17) to celebrate the trade union movement’s roots as well as discuss its future.

Below is a selection of highlights from the festival in pictures.

Unite Executive Council chair Tony Woodhouse addresses festival-goers
Unite agricultural subsector chair and farm worker Steve Leniec lays a wreath in honour of the Tolpuddle Martyrs
Unite’s food, drink and agriculture members proudly hold their union banner
Inspiring discussion held at Unite’s marquee about climate change and food production
Unite members join the march on the last day of the festival
Unite members and other festival-goers join a packed crowd at the Unite marquee rocking to the cider band the Skimmity Hitchers

Pics by Mark Thomas

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