Counter Olympics Network


Whose Games? Whose City? July 28th Demonstrate Against the Corporate Olympics


Assemble 12 noon, Saturday 28 July 2012

Mile End Park, East London (nearest tube: Mile End)

March to Wennington Green for the People’s Games for All!

To include speeches, entertainment, “alternative games”, and children’s events.

The Counter Olympics Network links people and organisations critical of some or many aspects of the 2012 Games.

The event is supported by 35 groups and organisations so far, including:

Action East End
Athletes Against Dow Chemical’s Olympic Sponsorship
Black Activists Rising Against Cuts
Blacklist Support Group
Bread and Circuses
Brent Trades Council
Camden and Islington Unite Community Branch
Coalition of Resistance
Communities against the Cuts
Defend the Right to Protest
Disabled People Against Cuts
Drop Dow Now
East London Against Arms Fairs
G4S Campaign
Games Monitor
Grunts for the Arts
Hackney Green Party
Hackney Trades Council
Hackney Woodcraft Folk
Haldane Society of Socialist Lawyers
Haringey Trades Council
Islington Hands Off Our Public Services
Islington Trades Council
Jewish Socialist Group
Lewisham People Before Profit
Lewisham Stop the War
Lewisham Trades Council
London Green Party
London Mining Network
Newham Monitoring Project
No Games Chicago
Occupy London
One Law For All
Our Olympics
People and Planet
Save Leyton Marsh Campaign
Socialist Workers Party
Space Hijackers
Stop the Olympic Missiles
Thurrock Heckler
UK Tar Sands Network
Waltham Forest Trades Council
War on Want
Youth Fight For Jobs

Read the press release

28 July event page on Facebook

Download a high resolution version of the leaflet

No limos! No logos! No launchers!

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Whose Games? Whose City?


12 noon, Saturday 28 July
Assemble Mile End Park, East London.

March to Victoria Park for People's Games for All

A family-friendly protest. More details and press release

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