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Resist the DPRTE arms fair - Farnborough

With arms dealers planning a hybrid event that's both in-person and online, local people from Greater Rushmoor Action for Peace are planning to resist - with help from others around the UK and the world.

The DPRTE arms fair has been postponed from 23rd June to 5th October, due to the Covid situation. Thankfully, many local people and their allies are planning to resist it whenever it takes place.

The DPRTE arms fair has moved around the UK because wherever it goes, people object. It used to be in Bristol, but local resistance was so great that organisers moved it to Cardiff for a few years, before local people chased it out of Cardiff too. Then they planned to hold it in Birmingham, but opposition in the Midlands led to them to scrap that idea before it had even taken place once there.

Now it's in Farnbourough, where BAE Systems and other parts of the arms industry are based. But arms dealers were mistaken if they thought they would have universal local support - Greater Rushmoor Action for Peace are strong, active and ready to resist!

The Peace Pledge Union, along with the Campaign Against Arms Trade and other groups, are very happy to support the local resistance to the DPRTE arms fair.

Details of protests and other actions will be posted on here closer to the time. In the meantime, you can get in touch with Greater Rushmoor Action for Peace or with the Peace Pledge Union (details below).

October 5th, 2021 12:00 AM through 12:00 AM
Farnborough International Exhibition Centre
GU14 6XE
United Kingdom
Phone: 020 7424 9444
Events Information
Organisation Name Greater Rushmoor Action for Peace