A Map Of Protests Across London... With Added Sound

A Map Of Protests Across London... With Added Sound
A peaceful protest in Westminster. Photo: Jenny

Londoners are often accused of being too quiet — yet they aren't afraid to speak their minds when something's important to them.

Cities and Memory have created this incredible 'sound map' of London's protests through the years.

Click to explore the map

Listen to the anarchist uprising of 2001's May Day protests on Tottenham Court Road; a rendition of All You Need is Love at a pro-EU march on Whitehall; or the best-natured protest we've ever witnessed — in a pro-BBC 6Music rally outside Broadcasting House in 2010 (there were cakes and everything).  

Or have a play with this protest playlist.

Last Updated 07 August 2017