The World Can't Wait

 


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The World Can't Wait at

Anti-poverty campaign event. The focal point is a mass ringing of bells at 2pm on the banks of the Thames between Westminster and Vauxhall bridges.

Plus lots of activities and stalls in nearby Archbishop's Park.

UnFair Ground - ActionAid

Take action and win a prize. Circus performers will be taking to the streets throughout the day to show the G8 leaders the world can't wait.

Save the Children

Come along to the park to make and decorate headbands to support the world's poorest children. Take part in parachute games. They're ideal for every age group! Come and find out more on the day. Keep an eye out for the roaming cameraman and record your message for world leaders.

The Rock'n'Roll Rolf Harris

Come and watch the powerful spectacle of speed artist Jon Hicks in action, painting key global figures of the 20th century. Join in the fun, and write your own message to world leaders.

Unearth Justice Hoopla - CAFOD

Try your luck on the coconut shy, learn about CAFOD's Unearth Justice campaign and win a prize!

Volunteering Tent

Join workshops on instrument and noise-making, chill out for lunch in the picnic spot an~d find out about how you can get involved with volunteering organisations including VSO, Students Partnership Worldwide, International Service and Skillshare International.

Campaigning Marketplace

Information, campaigning activities and stalls from campaigning organisations including: Stamp out Poverty, Traidcraft, CND, CENFACS, Pants to Poverty, Progressio, Christian Aid, NUS, Stop Aids Campaign, AMREF, VSO, Skillshare, Islamic Relief, Plan UK, United Reformed Church, UN Association UK, Help the Aged, War on Want.

Speech Bubble Placard Making

Personalise your own speech bubble placard to take down to the river.

Poop-la - WaterAid

Throw the poo into the loos and score points! Test your aim by playing the Poop-la game with real toilets and (almost real) poos!

Knitted River

Help WaterAid to sew a river of knitted blue squares, to demand the UK government do more to tackle the global crisis and End Water Poverty.

The Ladies of the Waves

Come and see the only known amateur dry land synchronised swimming team, their wide repertoire of strokes and synchronised moves, performing with utmost sincerity, seriousness and to the absolute best of their abilities.

  • 11am-5pm
  • FREE

Where

Archbishop's Park
Carlisle Lane, London, SE1 7LG
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Westminster Bridge
Westminster Bridge Road, London, SE1
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