Two May Day cabaret events.

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.

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