Demonstration Outside Palace of Westminster – London – 20 February 2017

Another of the protests against the planned state visit to the UK by Donald Trump, his travel ban executive order, Brexit, austerity and other far right trends took place on Parliament Square outside the Houses of Parliament to coincide with the debate on Article 50 by the House of Lords. Speakers included Diane Abbott MP, whose appearance triggered a protest from one member of the crowd that required the intervention of stewards. The event otherwise passed off peacefully.

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Anti-Trump Travel Ban March – London – 4 February 2017

Various groups gathered outside the US Embassy in London and marched on Downing Street to protest against Donald Trump’s executive order – dubbed his ‘Muslim Ban’. They included ‘Stop the War Coalition’, ‘Stand Up to Racism’, ‘Muslim Association of Britain’ and ‘Muslim Council of Britain’. The march proceeded to Downing Street where a number of speakers spoke to the crowd.

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Anti-Trump Women’s march on London – US Embassy and Trafalgar Square – 21 January 2017

Following the inauguration of Donald Trump as President of the USA a number of protests were held around the World in relation to some of his alleged views. In London a Women’s march on London gathered outside the US Embassy in Grosvenor Square before heading to a rally in Trafalgar Square. An estimated 100,000 people joined in the London march, with figures into the millions worldwide.

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Anti-Trump rally outside US Embassy -London – 20 January 2017

Timed to coincide with the inauguration of Donald Trump as President of the USA, a number of protests were held around the World. Amongst those was one outside the US Embassy in London rallying against alleged racist, homophobic and sexist remarks made by Trump.

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Farnborough International Airshow Day 1 – 11 July 2016

The Farnborough International Airshow was opened by a flypast by the RAF’s display team the Red Arrows with a brand new F-35 – the RAF’s next generation jet fighter. The event saw billions of dollars worth of business orders announced, with hot competition between Boeing and Airbus in the airliner market, as well as other civil and military aviation companies from around the world. The weather was overcast with patchy drizzle, and was hit by a torrential rainstorm after just a few display aircraft had flown. The showground flooded in places and some water even entered the trade halls leading to the power being shut down and the buildings evacuated. Eventually the whole show day was cancelled with all visitors asked to leave for their own safety. Only the Airbus A380, A350 and A400M had managed to display before the storm hit.

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London’s New Year’s Day Parade – London – 1 January 2017

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RNLI Boxing Day Dip – Southend-on-Sea, Essex – 26 December 2016

Swimmers braved the cold waters of the Thames Estuary to raise funds for the Royal National Lifeboat Institution charity in this traditional winter ‘dip’. They weren’t put off by the chilling water temperature which was measured to be 6.1 degrees C, nor the equally bitter bright but fresh blustery weather. The entry fee (paid to the RNLI) included a reviving hot drink and mince pie on leaving the water. Many swimmers sported festive garb or fancy dress, whilst the RNLI attended to ensure their safety. More sensible visitors took advantage of the conditions to walk the pier and beaches – wearing far more suitable attire.

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Goodwood Festival of Speed – Sunday 26 June 2016

The final day of the Festival of Speed culminated in the prize giving and interviews, with a number of the invited drivers speaking to those members of the public that had held on to the end despite the weather. That included actor Keanu Reeves who had ridden an Arch motorcycle over the weekend – Arch being a company that he had co-founded. Olly Clark took top honours in the hill climb in the Subaru Impreza ‘Gobstopper II’.

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Goodwood Festival of Speed – Saturday 25 June 2016

Catching up with an event from the ‘summer’, the theme for this year’s Festival of Speed was ‘Full Throttle – The Endless Pursuit of Power’. Centred around a hill-climb through the estate, current and historic motor racing cars, bikes and drivers hurtled up the tight course which passes Goodwood House and the BMW central feature sculpture. The modern cars included Formula 1 teams and 2016 season drivers or test drivers, plus others from the more recent past. Also on show were the motoring industry’s latest models, from family hatch-backs to the fastest supercars – all looking for customers. Although the weather looked promising in the morning, it soon closed in to become overcast and wet.

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Santa in the City charity run – London – 4 December 2016

Starting and finishing in the vicinity of St. Paul’s Cathedral, the Santa in the City charity run took in a number of the City’s landmarks in a 5k route – sometimes catching members of the public unawares. After the start the runners crossed over the Millennium Bridge towards Tate Modern, passed through the Tower area, before finishing in Paternoster Square.

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