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Tony Benn and Billy Bragg Head Martyrs Line Up

Tolpuddle Martyrs Festival

12:04am 21st July 2013

It's the final day of this year's Tolpuddle Martyrs Festival.

The trade union movement's annual homage to men deported to Australia in 1834 features music today from Dorset's own Billy Bragg, and the yearly appearance of veteran politician Tony Benn.

Also appearing over the 3 day festival have been current Labour politicians, Green party leader Natalie Bennett, the general secretaries of some of the major unions, and the TUC's new geneal secretary Frances O'Grady, actors and writers sympathetic with the movement.

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