International Workers Day will be celebrated this year at the Unity Club on the evening of Sunday 1st May in the run up to the local elections on May 5th. Everyone is welcome to attend the event which is being sponsored by Bridgwater Trades Council and includes 4 Labour Party candidates on the panel.
The key event of the day starts at 7pm when local Historian DAVE CHAPPLE recalls the days of Labour control in the Borough with his illustrated talk - "Fred Phillips & the Red Borough of Bridgwater 1952-1974" .
At 8pm there will be a discussion on the May 5th Elections featuring Cllr Brian Smedley (Chairman Sedgemoor Labour Party-candidate Westover) Leigh Redman (FBU -candidate for Dunwear) Ricky Hopkins (Unite-Candidate for Highbridge) Glen Burrows (RMT' / Bridgwater senior citizens forum) Ian Tucker (Bridgwater Forward-candidate for Dunwear) and George Goodenough (GMB).
The event will be Chaired by Vicky Nash (NUT) At 9pm Music with the Red Shadow Sound System playing rock'n'roll, pop, motown, reggae and blues.
FREE ENTRY ALL WELCOME