Cinema workers rally 17 July - here's the route

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Cinema workers, including members from the Ritzy, will be marching in London for the Living Wage on Thursday 17 July.

16 July 2014

BECTU members working in cinema will be marching from the BFI Southbank to City Hall, home to the Greater London Authority, tomorrow Thursday 17 July. At the heart of the march will be workers at the Ritzy and Curzon Cinemas who are campaigning for the London Living Wage.

Many more supporters are expected to join us en route.

The march leaves the BFI Southbank at 1.15pm and will arrive at City Hall in good time for speeches at 4pm from film director Ken Loach, BECTU general secretary, Gerry Morrissey and many more!

Join us if you can (don't forget your whistle!) - here's the route:

START 1.15pm at BFI Southbank

  • Cross Waterloo Bridge
  • Turn left down the Strand 
  • Turn right up William IV Street past National Portrait Gallery and into Orange Street
  • Stop for 5 minutes outside Picturehouse Offices in St Vincent House, 30 Orange Street, WC2H 7HH
  • Move up to Odeon Offices in 54 Whitcomb Street WC2H 7DN and stop for 5 minutes
  • Do a lap of Leicester Square chanting outside all cinemas
  • March up Long Acre to Drury Lane
  • Up Drury Lane to Stukeley Street and chant outside Curzon Head Offices


  • Ritzy Strike Fund

    Pledge your support for the Ritzy workers by donating to their strike fund.

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