March for the Alternative in London

March for the Alternative, London, 26 March 2011. (Photo © Simon Chapman)

March for the Alternative against the Government’s public sector spending cuts, organised by the TUC which took place in London from Embankment to Hyde Park; 26 March 2011.

The March started at the Embankment. (Photo © Simon Chapman)

Trade unionists came from across the country. (Photo © Simon Chapman)

NUJ Oxford Branch banner. (Photo © Simon Chapman)

Members and staff marched with the banner . (Photo © Simon Chapman)

NUJ London Freelance Branch banner. (Photo © Simon Chapman)

People made their own placards. (Photo © Simon Chapman)

All age groups were present. (Photo © Simon Chapman)

A message to the Prime Minister. (Photo © Simon Chapman)

Bristol branch chair Paul Breeden on the march. (Photo © Simon Chapman)

Colour and creativity. (Photo © Simon Chapman)

Some called for a general strike. (Photo © Simon Chapman)

The huge numbers took several hours to pass. (Photo © Simon Chapman)

Many had specific concerns. (Photo © Simon Chapman)

Young and old marched together. (Photo © Simon Chapman)

The march passed by Parliament. (Photo © Simon Chapman)

Damage to Lloyds Bank in Piccadilly. (Photo © Simon Chapman)

Damage to Santander Bank. (Photo © Simon Chapman)

Damage to the Ritz hotel. (Photo © Simon Chapman)

Something borrowed, something blue? (Photo © Simon Chapman)

Disenchantment. (Photo © Simon Chapman)

Nearing the end at Hyde Park. (Photo © Simon Chapman)

A statue in Hyde park is taken over. (Photo © Simon Chapman)

Hundreds of thousands of people; the Big Society. (Photo © Simon Chapman)

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  1. aaron says:

    This was a big march. Even children also participated in this agitation. So we can think how powerful it is…….

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