UCS : A Celebration Suite

The Whistlebinkies perform with Alba Brass and Sax Ecosse in a new piece by Eddie McGuire to open the concert celebrating the 40th anniversary of the historic 1971 work-in at Upper Clyde Shipbuilders.
Mitchell Theatre, Glasgow
October 1st 2011, 7.00pm
The work was commissioned by the UCS veterans and Scottish Ethical Events.
The concert also featured Rab Noakes, Arthur Johnstone, Simone Welsh, Alastair McDonald and Dick Gaughan, with a recreation of Jimmy Reid’s famous 1971 speech. An address by Tony Benn and a short film of  unseen footage from the 1971 events completed the evening.