Orgreave 2024 annual march and rally

The fortieth anniversary of the Miners’ Strike and the police riot at Orgreave will be marked in 2024, more details and confirmation of the date and timings are expected closer to the event. 

Orgreave annual march and rally

Details of the annual march and rally held on Saturday 17 June 2023 from 13:00 at City Hall, Barkers Pool, Sheffield S1 2JA

Support the campaign for truth and justice

The Annual Orgreave Rally organised by the Orgreave Truth and Justice Campaign, commemorating the 39th anniversary of the Miners’ Strike and the police riot at Orgreave took place on Saturday 17 June. Supporters brought banners, placards, drums, whistles and their family and friends. Led by the Unite Brass Band they marched through Sheffield city centre to support the call for an inquiry for truth and justice for striking miners brutalised by the state and police at the Orgreave Coking plant on 18 June 1984.

Support the call for an Orgreave inquiry

Speakers on the day included:

  • Yvette Williams – Director, Justice For Grenfell
  • Mark Serwotka – General Secretary, Public & Commercial Services Union (PCS)
  • Morag Livingstone – Film director, Author & Activist
  • Chris Kitchen – General Secretary, National Union of Mineworkers (NUM)
  • Neil Findlay – Former Member of the Scottish Parliament
  • Jodie Beck – Policy & Campaigns Officer, Liberty
  • John Dunn – Arrested striking miner, Orgreave Truth and Justice Campaign


  • Chris Peace and Joe Rollin – Orgreave Truth and Justice Campaign


  • Unite Brass Band
  • PCS Samba Band

Find out more from the Orgreave Truth and Justice campaign and read the report in the Morning Star - Hundreds rally in Sheffield demanding justice for Orgreave miners