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About bristol1stofmay

A group of people in Bristol coming together to organise events for May Day. Celebrating the tradition of working class struggle against bosses and politicians, and helping our current fights; against NHS privitsation, cuts to our pay&conditions and taxing pensioners; for equality, control of our lives, taxing the rich and affordable pasties for all! Get involved; come to the open meetings, join in the actions or email

Noise Demo Hits Hinkly Supplier Hydrock

For the fifth day of the week of action for May Day, South West Against Nuclear (SWAN), Bristol Stop Hinkley C along with members of the Bristol First of May Group, held a noise demo against Hydrock due to their … Continue reading

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New Events for May Day

New events for may day have been added! Bristol Radical History Group are giving a talk on the story behind May Day; anarchists, executions and the international struggle for the eight hour day.  It will take place from 6pm at … Continue reading

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Number for Workfare Flashmob & Updated Flyer

The anti-workfare flash mob will be taking place at 12.30pm on Thursday 3rd of May.  You will need to be in the centre (near the galleries) at 12.15pm and call this number  07930311065 to find out the details of the target! … Continue reading

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Reclaim The Beach Flyer

First draft for our exciting afternoon May day action is here:

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Latest goings on!

Since the first May Day meeting in Bristol its been a hectic few weeks.  Things however are starting to come together, different people are meeting up each week to plan days of action, commemoration and celebration to mark May Day. … Continue reading

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History of May Day

Too few people know why May Day became International Workers Day and why we should still commemorate it. It  began over a century ago when the American Federation of Labour adopted a historic resolution which asserted that “eight hours shall … Continue reading

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