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April Clare Welsh
13 March 2024, 11:29

Jeremy Corbyn to MC anti-racism protest rave at Downing Street

Corbyn will be joined by a line-up of other MCs, DJs and artists for the Saturday protest

Jeremy Corbyn to MC anti-racism protest rave at Downing Street

Jeremy Corbyn has been announced as one of the MCs for R3 Soundsystem’s anti-racism protest rave this weekend.

R3 Soundsystem’s House Against Hate mobile unit will be parked outside Downing Street on Saturday (16th March) from 3pm to 7pm to "protest against the racist, xenophobic, transphobic, anti-immigrant, genocide-enabling contingent in the UK establishment", they wrote write on Instagram.

The anti-racism protest rave will welcome "thousands of demonstrators" from the United Nations Anti Racism Day Demonstration, which kicks at noon on Saturday at the Home Office, Marsham Street, London.

Corbyn is due to speak at the event alongside a line-up of other nanmes: Bimini, Katharine Hamnett, Jonny Woo and Normski. 

Other DJs and musicians set to play on the day include The Blessed Madonna, Yazmin LaceyEliza RoseJamz Supernova, Midland, Leon Vynehall, A Guy Called Gerald, Moxie, Hot ChipNIKSDJ PauletteShanti Celeste, and more. See the flyer below.

The protest has been organised by London-based protest and music collective, R3 Soundsystem, with support from Black Artist DatabaseStand Up To Racism UKLove Music Hate Racism, and HOMO-CENTRIC Records.

Donations will also be collected in support of Medical Aid For Palestinians (MAP), and protestors are encouraged to bring cash to donate.

Follow R3 Soundsystem on Instagram for more details and updates about the event. You can see the full event listing here.

In recent years, R3 Soundsystem have organised several mobile music protests including a fundraising rave in 2022 in support of those affected by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

Anti-racist protest flyer