The NUT participates in a number of Pride events across the country each year. The Union’s presence at Pride events sends out a message of solidarity to all LGBT teachers and students.
London Pride is taking place on Saturday 27 June 2015. The NUT will have a float in the TUC section of the parade. If you live in London please come along and join us either on the float or handing out materials alongside. Please note that we cannot reimburse any travel or subsistence expenses for the day. The theme of London Pride this year is ‘Heroes’.
ARRANGEMENTS FOR THOSE WISHING TO JOIN THE BUS/FLOAT AT Pride THIS YEAR
For your information the NUT is unable to pay expenses for members attending the Pride parade.
Saturday 1 August 2015. The theme is ‘Carnival of Diversity’. The NUT bus will be participating in the parade again this year. For further information about getting involved please contact firstname.lastname@example.org .
The NUT will again be taking part in the parade with an open top double decker bus.
We are asking Young Members to get involved in helping us decorate and be on the bus.
This is a great, lively event and really shows the NUT commitment to equality.
This year, the parade theme is “Carnival of diversity” and we are looking to decorate the bus.
We decorated the bus last year around the theme of “The Worlds a disco” and “freedom to live”
Exeter - Saturday 16 May
Bristol Bear Fiesta - Friday 5 June
Gloucester - Saturday 13 June
Bournemouth Bourne Free - Friday 10 to Sunday 12 July
Bristol - Saturday 11 July
Bristol Pride is on July 11th. This year's theme is the Green Rainbow! Info at www.pridebristol.co.uk/ We will have a stall in Queen's Square at the start of the parade and possibly the NUT minibus will join in. Please contact Lisa Middle email@example.com Bristol Division NUT.
Pride in Plymouth - Saturday 8 August
Swindon - Saturday 8 August
Truro - Saturday 29 August
Totnes - Saturday 5 September
For further information about the South West Pride events, contact Sarah Allen-Melvin, South West Regional Organiser, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
North West Pride events are listed below:
Blackpool Pride takes place on Saturday 13 June with a parade.
Liverpool Pride will take place on Saturday 1 August. The march starts at 12:00 pm and finishes at 1:00 pm approximately.
The largest pride event in the region takes place in Manchester over the August bank holiday weekend with the march taking place on Saturday 29 August with the march starting at 1:00 pm.
Chester Pride takes place on Saturday 3 October the event starts with a parade at 12:00 noon and will be finished by 1:00 pm at the latest.
If you are interested in finding out more about the Union's involvement in Pride please contact us on email@example.com or talk to your local association or division secretary or equalities officer for information about local events.
Want an end to austerity and policies that only benefit those at the top? Then come and join The People’s Assembly demo on Saturday 20June 2015. The demonstration is timed to put maximum pressure on the new Government, so come and add your voice to thousands of others who will demand an alternative to austerity and call for policies that benefit everyone.
The assembly point for the demo is outside the Bank of England, Queen Victoria Street, City of London, at 12:00.
With workshops focusing on tackling workload and raising the profession’s status, this free event will give you the chance to talk with colleagues in the NUT and ATL about what you can achieve in your workplace and in your union. Deputy general secretaries Kevin Courtney (NUT) and Peter Pendle (ATL) will discuss how the profession can speak with one voice and what our priorities should be in dealing with the new government.
The Retired Teachers’ Convention 2015 will be held on Tuesday 13 October at NUT HQ from approximately 11.00am to 3.30pm. The theme is campaigning issues for retired members under a majority Conservative government. The cost is £20. Divisions and Associations are encouraged to make funds available for retired members to participate.
Anthony was a young man who was murdered in a brutal, racially motivated attack in Liverpool on 30 July 2005. The lecture is one of a range of activities that keep Anthony’s memory alive and continue the fight against racist violence. It is held every year during Black History Month.
The Black Teachers' Conference is an annual event that allows the Union’s Black members to discuss and address issues of race equality, education, and the workplace. The Conference plays an integral role in ensuring that the Union’s work is in the interest of its Black members and all Black teachers.
Each year the Union holds a conference for members of the Union who define themselves as disabled. This event enables teachers to share experiences, learn from each other and debate Union policy about campaigns to achieve disability equality in the profession.