Writers, musicians, relatives of the dead, Iraqi refugees, poets, human rights lawyers, comedians, well known actors, MPs and ordinary citizens are joining a day of protest, performance and politics outside the Iraq Inquiry on Friday 29 January, as Tony Blair faces his judgement day.
People who oppose Britain's foreign wars are coming from all corners of the country. The verdict on Blair will affect present and future wars. It needs to be made clear to the world that people here regard him as a man guilty of taking Britain into an illegal war.
The approximate timetable for Tony Blair's Judgement Day at the QE2 Conference Centre, is as follows:
8.00: PROTEST STARTS AS BLAIR ARRIVES
A delegation including Iraqi citizens and grieving military families take the People's Dossier of questions for Tony Blair to Sir John Chilcot.
9.00-10.00: NAMING OF THE DEAD CEREMONY
When Blair's testimony begins, names of Iraqis killed in the war will be read by novelist A.L Kennedy, Musician Brian Eno, actor and director Sam West, actor and director Simon McBurney, playwright David Edgar, Lancet editor Richard Horton, former UK ambassador Craig Murray, Iraqi author Haifa Zangana, comedian and author Alexei Sayle, actor Miriam Margoyles, and more.
10.00-11.00: SPEECHES, READINGS AND PERFORMANCES Including by many of those participating in the Naming the Dead ceremony.
12.00-13.00: PERFORMANCE FROM LOWKEY, KING BLUES AND OTHER MUSICIANS.
13.00-14.00: MILITARY FAMILIES NAMING OF THE DEAD Members of military families who lost loved ones in the Iraq war will read the names of all 179 British soldiers who died.
16.00: PROTEST AS TONY BLAIR LEAVES THE INQUIRY
Tony Blair's Judgement Day Friday 29 January from 8.00am Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre Broad Sanctuary, London, SW1P 3EE Nearest tube: Westminster
Subhas Chandra Bose