A couple of events this week with a Union flavour to them are being sponsored at Bridgwater’s ENGINE ROOM in the High Street.
On Thursday 25th February there will be a special benefit screening of the BAFTA award winning comedy ‘PRIDE’ which was released in 2014 and tells the true story of a London based group of gay and lesbian activists involvement in the 1984 Miners Strike and their attempts to raise money to support strikers families in a small South Wales mining village. The event is sponsored by the Rail union RMT as part of LGBT history month and will be introduced by David ‘Dai’ Donovan, the Welsh miner whose story the film tells.
The film starts at 8pm and tickets cost £5 with £3 concessions and are available from the Engine Room.
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Councillor Brian Smedley will introduce useful websites relating to the local area and Unite organiser Sam Quigley will have a number of free online learning tools available. Tea, coffee and light nibbles will be available. The session will run from 11am – 1pm.
Sam, a UNITE the UNION learning Organiser says “The Engine Room is a great meeting space. Brian Smedley will be delivering a session on great websites that will give you information on what is happening in the Bridgwater Area. I will be available to offer information, advice and guidance regarding Learning Opportunities through Unite the Union as well as a number of free sites, supporting learning. Coffee and tea will be available, so why not pop along. Meet new people and find out what is happening in Bridgwater”