Rana Plaza Never Again

Date: 23rd April 2023
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Location: Piccadilly Gardens, Manchester
A peaceful walking tour demonstration targeting key brands to remember those we lost and demand action.

TRAID Late Fundraiser

Date: 27th April 2023
Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location: TRAID Dalston, 106-108 Kingsland High St, London E8 2NS
TRAID presents a TRAID Late Fundraiser to support garment workers in Bangladesh. Visit TRAID Dalston for an evening of late-night secondhand shopping, in-store activities and music.

PHOTO EXHIBITION: Rana Plaza and the Resistance: Ten Years On

Date: 24th April 2023
Time: 12:00 am
Location: Toynbee Hall, 28 Commercial St, London E1 6LS
Launching in April, the Rana Plaza Solidarity Collective will host a photo exhibition by the celebrated Bangladeshi photographer and activist, Taslima Akhter and members of Bangladesh Garment Workers Solidarity (BGWS). Taslima was on the ground hours after the Rana Plaza collapsed and the photos highlight not only the devastation of the collapse, but ten years of resistance and struggle for justice by family members and garment workers involved in the Bangladesh Garment Workers Solidarity organisation.
The exhibition will also will also feature a video installation by Rainbow Collective of garment worker protests over 10 years in Bangladesh, together with a collection of large format portraits of Rana Plaza survivors, used as banners in street demonstrations across Europe following the collapse.


Remember the Dead and Fight for the Living

Date: 24th April 2023
Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: 6 – 8pm, Toynbee Hall, 28 Commercial St, London E1 6LS
An evening of film and discussion at Toynbee Hall. Following the memorial we will head to Toynbee Hall for an evening of film and discussion. The Rainbow Collective will be screening an update to their 2014 film Tears in the Fabric, that follows the lives of the families affected by the disaster; and No Sweat will host a panel discussion on workers’ struggles in Bangladesh over the past ten years and the link to struggles in the UK today. Chaired by No Sweat’s podcast host, non-binary comedian, Andrew O’Neill, and featuring award-winning journalist and author, Tansy Hoskins and more speakers TBC.

East London Remembers Rana Plaza

Date: 24th April 2023
Time: 5:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: Altib Ali Park, Adler St, London, E1 1FD
On the tenth anniversary of the Rana Plaza disaster, trade unionists, workers’ rights activists, and local community groups will gather in Tower Hamlets, East London for a memorial to remember the lives lost in the deadliest garment-factory disaster in history.