Over 50 people travelled down from Liverpool Archdiocese to join in with thousands of others for the BIG IF G8 Rally on Saturday!
The day started with an uplifting ecumenical service in Westminster Central Hall led by Archbishop Vincent Nichols, and with a video message from the Archbishop of Canterbury. We then joined up with the other 45,000 Enough Food for Everyone IF supporters in Hyde Park in blazing sunshine. The BIG IF rally was hosted by Gethin Jones and Mylene Klass. The excitement and passion from the crowd was evident as inspiring words were spoken from the main stage by Bill Gates, the former Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams, CAFOD ambassador David Harewood, film director Danny Boyle, BBC DJ Lauren Laverne and singer Angelique Kidjo. David Beckham sent a special video message and told supporters to tell Prime Minister David Cameron “the time for the G8 to act is now”. At 5pm Rowan Williams led the crowd in a minute’s silence as an act of respect for the millions who have died of hunger.
A big THANK YOU to everyone who travelled down with us on the day. We hope you all enjoyed yourselves as much as we did!!!
To see all the photos from the day, please see below: