Strike Art and Music


UCU strike lgbtq + disco (with thanks to Kirsteen Paton)

GU Collective’s 30 songs for UCU picket lines on Spotify

Liverpool UCU strike playlist

Birmingham Law strike playlist 

We are the University strike playlist (Grace Krause)

UCL -IOE UCU strike playlist

Rosa Campbell’s Strike songs playlist on Spotify 

Leah Chan’s playlist for 2019 UCU strikes on Spotify

10 best union songs of all time (thanks to CBC)

Protest in Harmony (Edinburgh UCU) songsheet



Bohemian University

Do you believe in life after work?

We will strike in anger (and many others with thanks to Reading UCU)

Strike up your life! (with thanks to Leeds UCU)

Maddy Carty: Not for Profit (written for the strike)

Andrew Reinhard, Hands off our pensions please

Solidarity Forever (UCU version)

SOAS guerilla choir songbook

Rosa Campbell’s strike songs playlist (via Spotify)

Protest in Harmony (Edinburgh) UCU songsheet


Hotel California (for strikers)

If anyone has the lyrics to ‘Don’t Dock Me Now’ – or any of other picket line songs adapted for UCU, please email them to