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Independence from America Day

2 Jul 2016, 3 – 8pm, Menwith Hill US air base, North Yorkshire

Menwith is one of the US military bases in Britain. This year's Independence from America Day will be held on Saturday 2nd instead of 4th July, although people are most welcome to go to Menwith on 4th as well. As well as the reading of the Declaration of Independence from America, there will be speakers, music, singers, comedy and refreshments.Programme3pm Assemble and Introduction, Arrival of 'Bikes not Bombs', Yorkshire CND.3.15pm Reading of Declaration followed by handing of letter to Geoff Dickson, followed by handing of letter for Miriam Garrant.3.30pm Michael McGowan, International Peace Campaigner and former MEP.3.45pm Roy Bailey, renowned socialist folk singer.4.05pm Dr Marcus Papadopoulos, Publisher/Editor of Politics First magazine4.25pm East Lancs choir4.45pm Catherine Warr, singer5pm Food and drink5.30pm John Bourton, Veterans for Peace, chair of the VFP UK Steering Group.6pm More Entertainment and chance to 'Have Your Say'8pm Thanks and goodbyes.Drinks, vegetarian and vegan food available from 3pm. Safe, supervised children's area, with activities by Laila Packer.For details of Sheffield people attending, contact Sheffield CND

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