The organisers say:
“Object to Farnborough War-show!
Monday July 18th 2022 (all day)
Please support local and national groups campaigning for an end to the Arms Trade.
Assemble on the public area of the junction of Government House Rd and Queens Gate Rd (near Queens Roundabout), Farnborough
Peaceful protest begins from 9 AM
(Parking at Napier Gardens GU14 6EF or Peabody Road Car Park GU14 6ER)
Local Quakers will be holding a meeting for Worship, sharing silence, peace testimony, songs.
All groups and individuals committed to peace are welcome to bring banners, flags, posters to say no to Farnborough International Airshow
What is Farnborough International Airshow?
The show welcomes companies from core sectors across the aerospace industry including makers of planes, helicopters, missiles, drones, satellites/space, components and maintenance.
This year sees a heavy presence from Arms companies including Lockheed Martin, BAE Systems, Raytheon, Leonardo, Elbit Systems, Rafael and many more.
Opposition is expected from groups worried about weapons being sold into conflicts around the world, causing death and destruction not least in Yemen and Palestine.
This is a shop window for the world’s arms dealers.
Repressive regimes come to choose weapons.