Pictures from the Braunston Canal Strike picnic

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A giant picnic was organised to celebrate 90 years since the first major strike on the Engish canal network.

Almost 150 people turned out to the Stop House Garden at Braunston on Tuesday last week to remember the strike. The day included live music, food and short guided walks organised by residents, members of the Canal Society, the local Labour Party,Canal and Rivers Trust, Braunston Marina, local trade unionists, the village church and others.

A picnic by the canal in Braunston celebrated an important anniversary in the history of the village, the canals and the trade union and Labour movement today (Tuesday).''Pictured: Doreen Johnson, Wendy Wilson & Keren Andrews.

A picnic by the canal in Braunston celebrated an important anniversary in the history of the village, the canals and the trade union and Labour movement today (Tuesday).''Pictured: Doreen Johnson, Wendy Wilson & Keren Andrews.