arise! is a poem by Paul Summers, published to celebrate the rich history and traditions of the Durham Miners’ Gala and the resurgent spirit of socialism in the Labour Party under Jeremy Corbyn. 

It's wonderful to see the proud history of the Durham Miners' Gala represented in this powerful poem. Paul Summers has managed to capture the spirit of the Miners' Gala and its central place in our movement's mission to achieve 'victory for the many, and not the few'  - Jeremy Corbyn, leader of the Labour Party.

We want to make a film-poem of arise! for the labour movement, and we need to raise a minimum of £1500 to make a dvd. If you can you make a donation, go here.

Thursday, 07 November 2019 09:48

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There are three important callouts on our Poetry page: for the Bread and Roses Poetry Award 2024, for two poetry workshops run by Jenny Mitchell which are linked to the Award, and for a new anthology of Welsh radical poetry, to be edited by Mike Jenkins.

Our latest book is Orgreave Stations by William Hershaw, see Poetry and Books sections for further details. 

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