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1 February strike rallies

On the day of our strike of 100,000 civil service members on 1 February we are holding strike rallies and demonstrations in towns and cities across the UK.

PCS will also be working with other striking unions and local trades councils to organise events.

See our guide below (alphabetical by town) to find the details of your nearest event. The page will be updated regularly.

If you are organising a rally that isn't listed below, please email to have it added to our list.

Birmingham, Centenary Square B1 2ND, 12 noon - PCS president Fran Heathcote will be speaking.

Blackburn, Old Town Hall, King William Street, Blackburn, BB1 7DT, 12:30pm

Bournemouth, rally in town square, BH2 6ED, 12 noon.

Brighton, assemble at The Level, Brighton, 11am.

Bristol, meet outside Defra Horizon House, BS1 5AH, 10:45 for 11am march to College Green, BS1 5TJ. Rally there at 12 noon.

Canterbury, assemble Westgate Hall, Westgate Hall Road, Canterbury CT1 2BT, move off at 11.45 for march around city centre and then back to Westgate Hall for rally.

Carlisle, Carlisle Market Cross, CA3 8JA, 11am.

Chester, Town Hall Square, CH1 2HJ, 11:45am.

Chesterfield, New Square, Chesterfield, S40 1AH, 11am.

Coventry, Broadgate, CV1 1FS, 11am

Derby, Cathedral Green, Derby, DE1 3AF, 10am

Doncaster, Sir Nigel Gresley Square, DN1 3BU, 10:30am

Dover, assemble Migrants Memorial on Dover Seafront near to Eastern Docks and march to Royal Cinque Ports Yacht Club, 4-5 Waterloo Crescent Dover CT16 1LA for 10:45am rally.

Exeter, assemble at Bedford Square, EX1 1LR at 10:30 for march to Corn Exchange, EX1 1BW for rally at 11:30am.

Halifax, Halifax Industrial Museum, Square Road, Halifax, HX1 1QG, 10:30am.

Huddersfield, assemble 10.30am onwards St George's Square, HD1, march at 11:00am through Huddersfield to indoors rally at Yorkshire Children's Centre, HD1 5JP.

Hull, Hull Interchange, HU1 3UF, rally at 11am, march at 11:30am.

Leamington Spa, Dale St, Leamington, CV32 5HL, 10am  

Leeds, meet at 11:30 for march from Leeds Town Hall, LS1 3AD at 12 noon followed by rally at 1pm back at Leeds Town Hall.

Lincoln, Top High Street, St Martins Square, LN1 1HZ, 12  noon. 

Liverpool, assemble from 12 noon at Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral, L3 5TQ. March will move off at 12:30 to rally at 1pm at Adelphi Hotel, L3 5UL.

London, assemble at 11 am for march from Portland Place W1A 1AA, to a rally in Westminster Central Hall. Rally to be addressed by PCS general secretary Mark Serwotka.

Manchester, rally at St Peter's Square, M2 5PD at 12:30pm, short march at 1pm and second part of rally back at the Square.

Middlesbrough, meet at Dickens Inn, Southfield Road, TS1 3BZ for breakfast after picket lines. Rally at Central Square, TS1 2QJ, 12 noon

Newcastle, PCS office open for strikers from 9 am for breakfast. Assemble Civic Centre, Newcastle NE1 8QH 11:30am, march starts at 12 noon to Greys Monument, NE1 5AF for rally at 12:30pm.

Norwich, City Hall, 12 noon

Nottingham, assemble 11am for a march through city centre from meet point of Nottingham Bus Station concourse, Carrington Street to indoor rally at 12:30 in Albert Hall, North Circus Street.  

Oxford, march and rally, assemble at 12 noon, Wesley Memorial Church, New Inn Hall Street, Oxford OX1 2DH.

Plymouth, Guildhall Square on Royal Parade, PL1 2BJ, 12 noon.

Portsmouth, assemble Portsmouth Guildhall Square, PO1 2AB. March leaves at 12:20pm for route round the city centre and returns to Guildhall Square at approx 12:50pm for closing rally.

Reading, West end (KFC end) of Broad Street, Reading, RG1 2AP ending with a rally in Town Hall Square, 12 noon

Sheffield, assemble at Devonshire Green S1 4GT for march to rally at Sheffield City Hall, S1 2JA at 1pm. 

Southend, outside Odeon cinema, 12 noon.

Stafford, Council House, ST16 3AQ, 11am  

Taunton, Temple Methodist Hall, TA1 3PY, 11am

Truro, Cathedral Square,  Truro, TR1 2AF 12 noon

Weymouth, Jubilee Clock Tower, Weymouth, DT4 7BE, 12 noon.

Worcester, St Peter's Baptist Church, WR5 3TZ, 10:30am

Wolverhampton. Railway station to Queen's Square, WV1 1LE, 1pm  

Worthing, Guildbourne Centre, Chapel Road, BN11 1LZ

York, Exhibition Square, YO1 7EP, 12 noon

Dundee, City Square, Dundee, DD1 3BA, 1pm

Edinburgh, The Mound, EH2 2EL, 12 noon 

Glasgow, Buchanan Street steps, G2 3NY, 12 noon 

Glasgow indoor rally, ticketed (free), Trades Hall of Glasgow, 85 Glassford Street, G1 1UH 7pm.

Aberystwyth, assemble main entrance Aberystwyth University at noon for a march to St Paul's Methodist Church, Queens Road, 12.30pm

Colwyn Bay, Queens Gardens LL29 7BT, 10.30am

Cardiff, HMRC building, CF10 1EP, 11:30am 

Machynlleth, Machynlleth Clock, SA20 8AG, 10am

Swansea, Castle Square, Swansea, SA1 1DW, 12 noon