Plans for Trump’s visit

The national demonstration on Friday 13 July will assemble from 2pm, BBC, Portland Place, W1A 1AA.

NB. To avoid the main crowds and possibility of disruption at Oxford Circus, use Regents Park, Great Portland Street, Goodge Street, Warren Street or Bond Street stations. The Piccadilly Line will not be running because of strike action.

Rally: 5pm, Trafalgar Square. If you’re coming straight to the rally, the closest station is Charing Cross, but to avoid the main crowds or in case of closures, use Leicester Square, Embankment or Westminster stations.

What else is happening during Trump’s visit?

There will be protests against Trump at every stage of his visit, including outside the US Ambassador’s residence where he’s staying, at Blenheim Palace, at Chequers and in Scotland. Below is a comprehensive list of all the events taking place around the country during Trump’s visit between Thursday 12th and Saturday 14th July.

Thursday 12th July

Trump not welcome – make noise as he arrives – Protest Trump’s cruelty to the crying children at the US border

What: Donald Trump is expected to stay the night at the residence of the US ambassador when he visits the UK. Protesters will gather at the Regent’s Park address to protest by making a wall of sound and playing the harrowing recording of the children crying for their parents at the US detention centre.

Time: 5:30pm

Where: Regent’s Park – Hanover Gate, next to London Central Mosque, closest station Baker Street

See Facebook event here

 

Protest Trump at Blenheim Palace

What: The racist, warmongering, woman-hating, climate denying president of the US is being feted at Blenheim Palace. Join the protest to say Trump is not welcome here. We say no to rolling out the red carpet for the world’s number 1 racist.

Time: 5:30pm

Where: Main entrance to Blenheim Palace, OX20 1UL

See Facebook event here

Protests also taking place on Thursday 12th July from 5pm onwards in Bristol, Newcastle, Leeds, Cambridge, Cardiff, Portsmouth and Brighton.

 

Trump: Climate Genocide giant banner drop

What: Join us in “welcoming” Donald Trump to the UK… by dropping a huge 100 metre x 6 metre banner off the embankment opposite the Houses of Parliament, next to St Thomas’ Hospital (Map: https://goo.gl/maps/PL6EMr7FVwN2).

Time: 7:45pm

Where: St Thomas’ Hospital Gardens/Westminster Bridge

See Facebook event here

 

Keep Trump awake in London – all night noise protest

What: Trump will be in Regents Park for one night! Bring Pots, drums and vuvuzelas.

When: 8pm onwards

Where: Winfield House, Regents Park

See Facebook event here

Friday 13th July

Breakfast at Chequers – Trump demo

What: When Donald Trump calls in on Theresa May we will be there to make our presence felt. The pair are scheduled to meet on Friday 13th July at Chequers, the PM’s favourite country residence in Aylesbury.

Time: 10:00am

Where: Butlers Cross, HP17 0TS

See Facebook event here

 

Together Against Trump – national demonstration

What: Together Against Trump have organised a massive national demonstration against Trump’s politics of racism, war, sexism and hate. This could be a march of millions. 4% of the population – or around 2 million people have said that they would “definitely” take part in protests against the visit. This demonstration isn’t just about Trump. The treatment of the Windrush generation has highlighted the British elite’s disgraceful record of racism and bigotry. This is a fight against our own “hostile environment” as well as the American government.

Time: Assemble 2pm, Rally at 5pm

Where: Assembly at BBC, Portland Place, W1A 1AA. Rally at Trafalgar Square, WC2N 5DN

See Facebook event here

Confirmed blocs at the national demonstration:

Trumpets against Trump bloc, Refugee bloc, Jewish bloc, Student bloc, Latin America against Trump bloc, Turkish & Kurdish bloc, Free Palestine bloc, Green bloc, Climate bloc, London Young Labour bloc, Labour Students bloc, Chicken bloc, No to Torture bloc, Muslim women bloc, Vegans against Trump bloc, Migrant solidarity bloc, Handmaids against Trump bloc and more to be confirmed.

Coaches will be coming to London for the Together Against Trump march and rally from all over the country.

 

Trump Baby Balloon

What: A 6 metre tall, giant baby Trump balloon will be flying over Parliament Square for two hours on Friday morning. A smaller version will be placed at ground level along the Together Against Trump march route throughout the day for protesters to take pictures with!

Time: 9:30am – 11am

Where: Parliament Square

 

Outdoor Jummah

What: Come and join FOA and MAB in Cavendish square Gardens (see map above). After Jummah prayers we will march together to join the Together Against Trump demonstration. Both male and female are welcome.

Time: 2:30pm – 3:00pm

Where: Cavendish Square Gardens, W1G 0PR

See Facebook event here

 

Revolution Day – A Day of Resistance. Stop Trump – Kick out the Tories
What: Soho Radio & Gideön present a 12 hour DJ marathon party before, during and after the Together Against Trump demonstration in central London. The party will join the Together Against Trump demonstration along the march route (see map above).

Time: Midday – Midnight.

Where: Soho Radio, 22 Great Windmill Street, London, W1D 7LD

See Facebook event here

 

Protests also taking place on Friday 13th July in Manchester, Leeds, Birmingham, Oxford, Exeter, Dundee, Canterbury, Leamington Spa, Southampton + a Walk out against Trump, Hastings, Sevenoaks, Durham, Ipswich, Derby, Hull, Stoke-on-Trent, Sheffield, Norwich, North Devon, Orkney, Leicester, Nottingham, Belfast, Totnes and Hitchin.

 

Love trumps Trump – Windsor protest

What: A peaceful protest against President Trump’s visit to Windsor.

Time: 2pm

Where: Meet at the top of Peascod Street, Windsor (junction with High Street).

See Faebook event here

 

Protest Trump’s visit – Scotland

What: When Trump arrives in Scotland we are building for a huge demonstration at George Square.

Time: 5:00pm

Where: George Square, Glasgow, G2 1DU

See Facebook event here

Saturday 14th July

Scotland United Against Trump: National Demo

What: The march will start at the parliament before marching through the city, past the US Consulate and finishing in the meadows. Here we will hold a Carnival of Resistance against Trump with stalls, talks, music and games (‘Toss the welly at Trump’, Trump’s head coconut shy and, of course, mini golf).

Time: 12:00pm

Where: Scottish Parliament, Edinburgh, EH99 1SP

See Facebook event here

 

Trump’s a Chump – protest at his golf course

What: It looks like Trump may be visiting his golf course on Saturday, so we need to make him feel welcome! Come along, bring your friends and banners. Lets make some noise!

Time: 11am

Where: Trump International Golf Links, Menie Estate, Aberdeen, AB23 8YE

See Facebook event here

 

Protests also taking place on Saturday 14th July in York, Chesterfield and Bournemouth.