This Is Where You Can Join Protests To Support Ukraine In The UK

Thousands have taken to the streets to show solidarity.

Ukraine protests

by Lydia Spencer-Elliott |

Over the last week, large groups of activists have marched through city centres and town squares to condemn Russia’s violence against Ukraine and show support and solidarity with conflict victims and refugees whose lives have been torn apart.

Protesting can generate significant change by pressuring and holding to account government ministers and Ukraine supporters have been demanding heavier sanctions to be put on Russia, and smooth passage to be given to Ukrainians who have fled to the UK.

As the war rages on, civilians are killed, and homes bombed to dust, further protests have been across the UK. With more demonstrations and protests added to the list every day, these are the details of where and when you can get involved and have your voice heard.

In the meantime, don't forget that you can make a financial donation to support those in the Ukraine, send clothes and essentials, via these drop off and collection points, sponsor a Ukrainian refugee, and soon you may also be able to host a Ukrainian refugee here in the UK.

Ukraine protests in London

British Ukrainian Aid have been organising daily protests in Trafalgar Square, where thousands of people have gathered for rallies since the war began. All this week, activists will continue to gather in the square, next to Charing Cross Station, with placards and Ukrainian flags.

From Monday to Friday, protests will take place in the evening from 6pm until 8pm. On Saturday and Sunday they’ll start at 2pm and continue until 6pm.

For more updates and information about protests for Ukraine in London you can follow British Ukrainian Aid on Instagram @britukraid and Twitter on @BritUkrAid.

Edinburgh

Help Ukraine Scotland have been protesting on The Mound by Princes Street Gardens in Edinburgh, with their next protest planned for Wednesday March 9 at 5pm.

For more information about future protests at The Mound and Bristo Square, follow Help Ukraine Scotland on Twitter @HelpUkraineScot.

Sheffield

There will be a protest in solidarity with Ukraine at Sheffield Town Hall on Pinstone Street from 12pm on Saturday March 12. For more updates go to the Ukraine Solidarity Campaign Facebook page here.

Other locations in the UK

Stop The War Coalition have created a list of protests that have taken place across the UK in the past week. Locations include Bath, Birmingham, Brighton, Bristol, Cambridge, Canterbury, Liverpool, Manchester and many more, which you can check for updates here.

Do you know of upcoming protests being organised to show support for Ukraine in the UK? Let us know by messaging us on Instagram @GraziaUK

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