A substantial crowd gathered in Windrush Square in Brixton last night on the news that Margaret Thatcher had died.
An event page on Facebook attracted nearly 1,000 responses, and by 6pm there was already a large crowd filling the square.
Here’s some photos from the day.
A man enjoys a celebratory cigar.
Dancing in the square.
Several bands played around the square.
Banner displayed from the Ritzy.
Thatcher ‘the milk snatcher’ was remembered.
A samba band arrived later in the evening.
The letters on the Ritzy cinema were ‘artistically’ rearranged.
The crowd was still huge by 9pm.
Foxtons is paint-bombed.
Dancing in the streets.
The crowd paid a visit to Brixton Police station around midnight.
It got a bit silly by the end, and riot police were called in.
Read more – and join in with the discussions on urban75:
Celebrate Thatcher’s death party, tonight, Windrush Square
Thatcher is dead
Thread for public figures telling it like it is about Thatcher
Margaret Thatcher and misapplied death etiquette – Guardian
No state funeral for Thatcher – Petition.
complain to the bbc about their hideous fawning coverage of the thatcher demise