RECLAIM THE STREETS
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On Saturday 13th July 1996, 7,000 Anti-Roads protestors took over the A41 motorway in London to stage a huge all-day street party.
Children played in a sandpit in the fast lane, cyclists and roller-bladers weaved through the crowds. bands played in the hard shoulder, trees were planted, veggie burgers were cooked, the road was painted and thousands of party goers danced through the day and into the night.
Some McSpotlight volunteers from Bristol accidentally took the credit for one of the sound systems by displaying a banner with our url across the front of the lorry in which it was contained. Apologies to the fine folk who actually provided the tunes :-))
Massive congratulations and respect to the organisers and participants for such an awe-inspiring demonstration of how it could be...
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