The STUC have partnered with FairPley as part of their 125th anniversary year to offer two May Day cabaret events.
Dates and Venues
Sunday May 1st – Edinburgh Great May Day Cabaret
Edinburgh Southside Community Centre 7:30 pm
Featuring a fantastic line-up, the Great May Day Cabaret is a cultural celebration of both international workers’ day and the 125th anniversary of the Scottish TUC.
Performers include singer-songwriter and national treasure Rab Noakes; songwriter and producer Becci Wallace; musician and activist Calum Baird; poet and former refugee and political prisoner Ghazi Hussein; Yemeni Musician Saber Bamatraf and spoken word artist Iona Lee. Hosted by the incomparable Susan Morrison.
Supported by Edinburgh & Lothians May Day Committee, Fair Pley, STUC, Art 27, and Peace & Justice Project.
Monday May 2nd – Glasgow Great May Day Cabaret
Glasgow Oran Mor 7:30pm
Featuring another fantastic line-up, the Great May Day Cabaret is back to help celebrate the 125th anniversary of the Scottish TUC.
Celebrating international workers’ day are singer-songwriter and national treasure Rab Noakes; harmonica wizard Fraser Speirs; MG ALBA Scots Trad Music Awards Musician of the Year Iona Fyfe; Gaelic songstress Kathleen MacInnes; comedian Philip Differ; John Byrne Annual Award winner Victoria McNulty; BBC Radio Scotland’s Young Traditional Musician of the Year 2021 Michael Biggins; and the force of nature that is Rosa Moxham. Compered by the second-best poet to come out of Ayrshire Jim Monaghan and with special guests David Hayman and Roz Foyer STUC General Secretary.
Supported by UNITE and STUC.