One team week

4 – 8 November 2019

UK wide

A week to celebrate NHS support staff and show that UNISON campaigns for the whole NHS team A week to celebrate NHS support staff, particularly those working in operational services, and a chance for colleagues and the public to find out more about the vital role played by operational services staff. One Team Week celebrates […]

Black History – Future Generations

18 October 2019 10:30am–5:00pm

UNISON Centre 130 Euston Road, London NW1 2AY

UNISON’s Annual Black History Event attracts up to 150 attendees and brings together Black union members, activists and the local community. The event is a wonderful opportunity to celebrate the shared history and the achievements of Black people. UNISON’s Annual Black History Event attracts up to 150 attendees and brings together Black union members, activists […]

Women’s March on London

19 January 2019 9:00am–2:00pm

Central London

The third annual Women’s March in London is supported by UNISON and has a #wearechange theme and a “bread and roses” rally at the finish. Full details of the start, route and finish will be posted on: Facebook event: And the Women’s March website: Outcome

Nursing Times Careers Live Manchester

15 September 2018 10:00am–4:30pm

Hilton Deansgate Hotel, Manchester

We’re taking our Nursing Times Careers Live job fair to Manchester for the first time in 2018. Whether you’re a qualified nurse or student just getting started, our event is the perfect opportunity to take charge of your career and set goals for the future.

Rodney Bickerstaffe memorial

12 April 2018 12:00pm–3:00pm

Central Hall Westminster, Storey's Gate, London

Rodney was a giant of the trade union movement and he is greatly missed – UNISON is organising a memorial event to celebrate his life, his humour, his work, his achievements and his comradeship

#TECHOGNITION 5-9 March 2018

4 – 8 March 2018


This week long #TECHOGNITION event is to help raise the public profile of School Science Technicians.

National hate crime awareness week

14 October 2017

Hate is a workplace issue that UNISON is determined to address.  We can tackle hate crime by raising awareness, encouraging reporting, supporting our members and negotiating workplace policies which promote zero tolerance and provide support for staff affected.  National hate crime awareness week is the ideal time to raise this issue.  New UNISON guidance […]

UNISON celebrates the journey of Black trade unionism

20 October 2017 11:00am–6:30pm

UNISON Centre, 130 Euston Road, London. NW1 2AY

A networking and community event to celebrate Black History Month. A free one-day event focusing on the journey and link with trade unionism that brought many Black people to the shores of Great Britain. The theme for the event is “The History of Black Trade Unionism across the Diaspora – The Journey”. There will be […]

A tribute to Jayaben Desai: An unlikely and reluctant star of the British trade union movement

2 October 2017 5:30pm–8:30pm

Congress House, Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3LS

A SERTC Black History Month event celebrating the life of Jayaben Desai who fought for better pay, conditions and dignity for workers in 1976 and 1977, on behalf of 137 sacked and poorly paid Asian women.

Fair Funding for All Schools

16 July 2017 12:00pm–3:00pm

Victoria Embankment and Parliament Square, London

March, family activities and rally for fair school funding in England A Carnival Against the Cuts organised by parent group Fair Funding for All Schools to oppose school budget cuts in England. Supported by NUT, NAHT, ATL and UNISON. Assemble Victoria Embankment at 12.00 Rally in Parliament Square at 1.30pm. Family fun activities and picnics. […]

Liberty Festival

15 July 2017 1:30pm–6:30pm

Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, Stratford, London, E20 2ST

Liberty Festival presented at World Para Athletics Championships Enjoy the best of Deaf and disability arts plus sports with this free event at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park! Don’t miss live performances throughout the day: Street theatre, Circus, Live music, dance and DJs Try out a range of sports for free: Wheelchair basketball Sitting volleyball, Boccia […]

UK Black Pride

9 July 2017 12:00pm–7:00pm

London Vauxhall Pleasure Gardens, Vauxhall, London, SE11 5HL

Carnival themed Big Picnic in the park family music festival, with a main stage, live music and entertainment UNISON LGBT will have a stall at the event, come along on the day and say hello. The main stage will promote political messages against the racism, sexism and homophobia which blight Black and LGBT peoples’ lives. […]

National Deaf (BSL users) network day

1 July 2017 2:00pm–4:30pm

The Circle, 33 Rockingham Lane, Sheffield, S1 4FW

National Disabled Members Caucus Network Days, Deaf Caucus ( BSL users)

National Disabled Black members network day

29 June 2017 2:00pm–4:30pm

UNISON Centre 130 Euston Road, London NW1 2AY

National Disabled Members Caucus Network Days

National Disabled women members network day

29 June 2017 11:00am–1:30pm

UNISON Centre 130 Euston Road, London NW1 2AY

A voice for you at disabled members conference.