Melt Thatcher Down Picket

An all-day outdoor event (7am onwards) organised by Pit Dragon, a loose aggregation of performers who came together to entertain the picket-lines during the Miners’ Strike. The poster lists ‘Apples & Snakes Poets’ amongst the other contributors, though it’s not entirely clear whom we sent along.

The event was supported by numerous other arts and agit-prop organisations, as listed at the top of the flyer.

With thanks to Jeff Howarth at TUC Library Collections for reminding us about this one.

Read one contributor’s memories of the day.


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