More than a thousand campaigners from Nottingham travelled to London on Saturday 23rd March, to join a mass demonstration to demand a People’s Vote on Brexit.
More than a million from across the UK took part in the People’s Vote Put It To The People march in central London.
People made their way to London from every corner of the country including Shetland and the Highlands of Scotland.
More than 200 coaches brought marchers into the capital. More than 500 people also travelled from the West County on a specially chartered train.
Susan Martin, one of the founding members of the Nottingham and Nottinghamshire People’s Vote Group, said: “Saturday was one of the greatest demos Britain has ever seen. Too big to ignore.
“Nearly 3 years after the original referendum, the Government must listen to the voices demanding a People’s Vote on the Brexit deal. Let the people decide if that is what they want.”
Organisers of the march were taken aback by the numbers of people who signed up for the demonstration from Leave-voting areas. Coaches brought protestors from places including Chesterfield, Doncaster, Lincoln, Peterborough, Stoke and Sunderland, which all voted to leave the EU by heavy margins in 2016.
One man, Edmund Sides, walked his way the march from Swansea, and a team of cyclists rode their bikes all the way to London from Sheffield.
Many Britons living abroad also travelled home to take part in the march, from Australia, the US, Malaysia, Africa and hundreds from across the EU.
The government is still desperately trying to secure the backing of Parliament for its heavily criticised Brexit plan and the mass demonstration in London took place just days before the UK is scheduled to leave to the European Union.
The Put It To The People march started on Park Lane and made its way to Parliament Square for a mass rally and speeches.
Young and old walked side by side, through the centre of London, including several generations of the same family, World War Two veterans in their 90s, families pushing buggies, grandparents, teenagers, students, office workers, celebrities and Members of Parliament.