Pictures and videos

Occupation at New Cross Library


view from across the street

Playing board games (Photo credit: Eleanor Davies)

Browsing the shelves (photo credit: Eleanor Davies)

breakfast in the library

Police telling people that this is a public building and so they can’t come inside

The end of the occupation at midday on 6 Feb – people leave chanting “No ifs, no buts, no Lewisham cuts!”

Videos of the occupation


Check out this Flickr Page for lots of pictures from the different read-ins which took place on 5 Feb!

Save Our Libraries read-in at New Cross Library

Economics lecture

Three Men in a Boat by Jerome K. Jerome

Lesson on public-private partnership by the University of Strategic Optimism’s policy analyst

The Strawberry Thieves and others singing outside New Cross library

Sly and Reggie’s Morris Minor sound system outside New Cross Library (Photo credit: Pat Richardson)

Sydenham Library Read-In

Sydenham Library Read-In (Photo credit: Martin Powell-Davies)

Save Sydenham Library campaigners (Photo credit: Louise Brooks)

Video of the Sydenham Library read-in from East London Lines

Pictures from the Save Opening Doors stall on 15 January

Map of cuts in Lewisham

Map of the cuts in Lewisham

Map of the cuts in Lewisham – close-up

Stall outside Opening Doors

Video of the 29 November protest outside Lewisham Town Hall by Chris Flood

Riot police called to Lewisham town hall lobby

Pics of the 17 November demonstration at Lewisham Town Hall

Protest outside Lewisham Town Hall on 17 Nov

Martin Powell-Davies from Lewisham NUT speakingInside the Council meeting

Pictures of the protest at Lewisham Town Hall on 17 Nov, by Little Fish Films.

Video of the 17 Nov protest by Charlie Cooper

Pictures from the Save Our Libraries march on 30 October.

Video of 20 Oct student protests

Video by Leila Galloway for the campaign against turning Tidemill Primary School into an Academy. For more information on the campaign, see

2 responses to “Pictures and videos

  1. Pingback: New Cross library occupied by anti cuts campaigners | Lewisham Anti Cuts Alliance

  2. Our action in Somerset saved the majority of the libraries threatened with closure – keep going!!
    But that’s only a lull in the assault on our public services……..
    Tilly from Somerset

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