Friday, April 29, 2011

A very special day

As we assumed that Royal Wedding would receive enough coverage anyway, today we attended a street party organised by British republicans.

A typical street party with souvenirs, some attractions, food, drinks and talks:

The place wasn't very crowded but there were more people than I first expected:

"Now that's a good peasant"

Interviewers didn't look like representing top titles:

Later, musicians arrived:

I liked the event. No aggressive speeches (at least while we were there), decent amount of irony, smiles, nice music.

The initial location proposed for the party was somewhere in Camden, but then it has been rejected by the council. Still, the Red Lion Square turned out to be very relevant to republican ideas with its memorials to Bertrand Russel and Fenner Brockway:

P.S. Also to note,'s front page was absolutely awesome today.

P.P.S. The Guardian on this party:

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