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Today – Lowkey, Get Cape Wear Cape Fly, Alabama 3, Enough is Enough mass sing up, Tiernan Douib. Plus TUC solidarity

 
  • Occupy London set to welcome thousands of visitors across Christmas and New Year with a host of events planned plus some special surprises too!
  • Expect irreverent fun and a continuation of the fight against social and economic injustice. All invited to get involved.

This evening looks set to be busy at Occupy London as the occupations gears up for Christmas with numerous artists, musicians and comedians showing their support for the movement for social and economic justice.

Today’s events include:

  • 6pm – Comedy with Chris Coltrane, Tiernan Douieb and Nick Doody (Josie London will be back another day) at Occupy London Stock Exchange occupation
  • 6.30pm - Enough is Enough! Mass sing-up on steps of St Paul’s Cathedral. A piece of tuneful direct action that promises to bring together hundreds of concerned individuals. All are welcome to come and get involved
  • 7.30pm – General Assembly at St Paul’s plus Lowkey, Get Cape Wear Cape Fly, Itch and Chriss TT from King Blues, Alabama 3, Shoes and Socks Off plus speakers from Occupy London
  • For further event listings across Occupy London’s three occupations, please visit: http://occupylsx.org/?page_id=176 (for events at Occupy London Stock Exchange camp atSt Paul’s Churchyard andFinsbury Square);  http://www.bankofideas.org.uk/events/ (for events at the Bank of Ideas).

We are also delighted to have received solidarity from Megan Dobney, Regional Secretary, TUC (Southern and Eastern Region), who said: “Solidarity greetings to the Occupy London Stock Exchange occupation at St Paul’s Cathedral from the Southern and Eastern Region of the TUC. Capitalism isn’t working forLondon’s children living in poverty, for those without a home, or for the capital’s unemployed. Direct action, with consideration and energy, gives hope. All best wishes this week for your legal challenge and thanks for your actions.”

Ronan McNern, supporter of Occupy London commented: “We are plotting a series of celebrations and actions for all to enjoy during the Christmas holidays. All at St Paul’s Cathedral,Finsbury Square and the Bank of Ideas welcome you to come visit us over this Festive period and get involved in the many upcoming activities.

“We’d welcome donations of food, decorations, or gifts; cards and messages, songs and musicians. Or just your presence to celebrate the festive season with us. This is the end of a year that has seen new hope springing up all over the world as the 99 per cent  find a collective voice. No one guessed when we set up camp by the London Stock Exchange on 15 October that more than two months later we would still be here, getting stronger, spreading, and looking to the future!”

 
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