On the eve of the most crucial international summit this decade, people will take to streets in what will become London’s biggest climate march ever! Together we’ll rise and meet this moment with a single deafening message that’ll echo across the continent and around the world.
Sunday November 29
Forming from 12.00, Park Lane – nearest tube Hyde Park Corner & Green Park.
12.15 Opening Rally on Park Lane starts – click here for the exciting line up of speakers.
- Vivienne Westwood
- Alyson Austin –part of the successful campaign against new opencast coal mining in Merthyr Tydfil in Wales
- Himaya Quasem from ActionAidUK on flooding in Bangladesh and community resistance
- Sue Ferns – Trades Union Congress / Deputy General Secretary, Prospect
- Kofi Mawuli Klu – PARCOE Co-Vice Chair
- Cecilia Anim – President, Royal College of Nursing
- Tina Louise Rothery – from the anti-fracking Nanas and successful campaign in Lancashire
- Romayne Phoenix – from the People’s Assembly Against Austerity
- Afsheen Rashid – Repowering London: community energy projects facing severe cuts.
- Matt Wrack – General Secretary of the Fire Brigades Union (FBU)
- Sara Marielle Gaup Beaska, Risten Anine Gaup, Lars-Ante Kuhmunen with others – traditional Sámi singers with a yoik.
We’re also pleased to host speakers from across the political parties on the day.*
- Jeremy Corbyn MP – Leader of the Labour Party
- Lynne Featherstone – Liberal Democrats spokesperson for Energy and Climate Change
- Caroline Lucas MP – the first Green Party Member of Parliament
Marching from 13.00 to a rally at Millbank, just south of Parliament, 2.45-3.45pm.
- Francesca Martinez – activist and award-winning comedian
- Rabbi Laura Janner-Klausner (Senior Rabbi to Reform Judaism), Dr Ruth Valerio (Churches and Theology Director, Arocha UK) and Shanza Ali (Director of Muslim Climate Action)
- Chris Baugh – Assistant General Secretary at PCS (Public and Commercial Services Union)
- Suzanne Dhaliwal – Tar Sands Campaigner
- Voltaire Alferez – environmental campaigner from the Philippines
- Asad Rehman – International climate justice campaigner
- Piers Telemacque – NUS Vice-President Society and Citizenship introducing Laurel from Time To Act
- With brilliant live performances from Kate Tempest – award-winning poet and rapper, Mic Righteous, and an unmissable performance from Charlotte Church
- Compered by James Randerson – journalist at The Guardian
Click on the map below to open a pdf map of the route, including details of coach pick-up.
For more information about different blocs and where they are meeting, click here.
Events on the day include an inter-faith gathering at 11.45am, hosted by organisations including World Jewish Relief, Christian Aid, Islamic Relief, Quakers in Britain, Oil Vay, CAFOD and MADE in Europe: find out more