November 14, 2008

Join the demo against the BNP Conference at Blackpool on Saturday November 15th

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Once again, it has become clear that the fascist BNP is holding its annual conference in Blackpool. This year's conference has a special edge to it though because the party's leader Nick Griffin is using the event to springboard his NW England campaign for a seat on the European Parliament - the elections for which take place next June. Griffin has been yearning for a place in Europe for years - desperate to get his sticky mitts on the vast expenses that can be run up by the greedier and more unscrupulous Euro MP.

Should he win a place, we could see the income of the BNP improve dramatically, to the detriment of everyone who opposes it. Richard Barnbrook tithes 10% (£5,000) from his income as a London Assembly member and Griffin would be expected to do the same. This amount can buy an awful lot of lying leaflets and/or petrol for the infamous Lie Lorry. Once inside Europe, Griffin's BNP would also strengthen its links with the many other far-right groups that are represented at Brussels, some of which are a good deal more overtly to the right of the BNP.

We have a good deal of work to do to keep Griffin or any of his acolytes out of Europe, and he knows there is a real possibility of winning a seat this time. With Euro-scepticism rife and the right-wing press slagging off the EU on any pretext, the mood is in his favour. But we'll fight him and we'll keep him out - and Blackpool is the very first stage of this fight. While he announces his campaign, we'll be there to show him and Blackpool BNP that there is massive opposition that is prepared to stand up and be counted.

A triple demo then - opposition to the BNP conference, opposition to the BNP in Blackpool and a big two-fingers to Griffin's opening shot in his campaign for a seat on the European Parliament.

Time: 12 noon

Date: Saturday November 15th

Location: the square at the top of Victoria Street at the side entrance to the Winter Gardens. A map that clearly shows the location is at the top of this post.

Directions: If you're coming from the prom, aim for Blackpool Tower and Victoria Street is just a few metres to the North of it. Victoria Street is pedestrianised so walk to the other end of it and you'll find us in the big square next to the Winter Gardens. For drivers, the best way is to park up in the Hounds Hill shopping centre multi-storey car park, go out through the shopping centre and you're in Victoria Street. Turn right and the demo is a fifty metre stroll.

Dress up warm. It's chilly in Blackpool in November.

50 comments:

very ex-bnp said...

New and inventive ways need to be discussed on how to stop or seriously inhibit this ‘conference’. Its not good enough anymore just standing outside for a while waving placards and chanting. It’s getting to the point where local people just say to themselves “Oh, well the BNP are back in town” and then just carry on as usual. It’s as routine to them now as Christmas.

Back-slapping on how well everyone did after a demo will not stop anything. The BNP inside that shit-hole premises actually like the demo and many of them enjoy the attention. Its quite literally the highlight of a tediously boring weekend of Gri££in arse-kissing. Last years weekend reminded me of some peculiar ‘David Koresh type’ cult in there, with everybody having to pledge out loud allegiance to him in the main hall “we are with you….with are with you…” The whole situation was very uncomfortable and very unsavoury. I knew that I was witnessing the workings of a very dark person indeed, and this is why I left that day never to have anything to do with them again.

We must put pressure on Hotel Toilet to let them go. The fact that Gri££in has to have it there, a place that has been condemned as unfit for humans, has not stopped him. This is because he can’t find anywhere else in the whole country! He is desperate. Every resource that can be used to put pressure down on them must be utilised. Focus all resources on this and eventually they will have no choice other than to turn them away, even though it is their biggest single pay-off all year.

Such efforts must be coordinated, organised and you must seek the advice from legal council as to maximise the effort on areas that will hurt them the most as well as keeping yourselves out of the courts!

Very now BNP and proud of it said...

The writing style of "very ex bnp" reminds me of one of so called December rebels, the pointelss bunch of pricks who spied on their colleagues and bootched an attempted takeover by trying to oust the most loyal people in Mr Griffins inner circle. Well we know who you are you bastard traitor and your new found friends on LUAF arent gonna stop us getting even with you. Our time will come you bastard and its going to hurt you where its gonna hurt most. the BNp is better off with out scum like you and yes I know exactly who you are. If the new security team catch you prowling around Blackpool confenence you had better start running.

Antifascist said...

'If the new security team catch you prowling around Blackpool confenence you had better start running.'

Who was trying to convince us the BNP had given up its old thuggish ways? Oh yes, Nick Griffin, liar supreme.

Anonymous said...

'If the new security team catch you prowling around Blackpool confenence you had better start running.'

What happened to the Old Security team ?

Jailed for Kiddy didling ?

Old Sailor

Anonymous said...

"We must put pressure on Hotel Toilet to let them go."

Too damn right!

Anonymous said...

"Nick Griffin, liar supreme"

Nick Griffin isn't a supreme liar or anything else. Except possibly a supreme arsehole.

very ex-bnp said...

"The writing style of "very ex bnp" reminds me of one of so called December rebels, the pointelss bunch of pricks who spied on their colleagues and bootched an attempted takeover by trying to oust the most loyal people in Mr Griffins inner circle. Well we know who you are you bastard traitor and your new found friends on LUAF arent gonna stop us getting even with you. Our time will come you bastard and its going to hurt you where its gonna hurt most. the BNp is better off with out scum like you and yes I know exactly who you are. If the new security team catch you prowling around Blackpool confenence you had better start running."

You are really not worthy of reply, but just for the record, there’s not one of you that I would ever run from; not one.

Anonymous said...

LOL 'very now bnp and proud of it' needs to go back to school and learn to spell, typical member of BNP security! All the big threats but none of you have a pair of balls between you. Why dont you just go back to dealing cocaine in cumbria! BNP Security are the biggest joke in this country, please stick to what you are doing as your freak show will ensure that Griffin remains on the fringes forever!!!

Anonymous said...

'Very now BNP and proud' is typical of the some of people that now infest the party. Blind to the truth, deaf to the reasonable understanding, thick as brain washed donkeys, Griffin sycophants and arse lickers.

Anonymous said...

Oh yes, i remember the 30 or so people shouting at the hotel walls.

When the conservatives had there party conderference in Blackpool, the intensive care unit at the Victoria (Blackpool) hospital was cleared in case of a bomb attack.

Why doesn't LU do the same thing to the BNP, surely that will stop them?

Anonymous said...

And with very ex BNP not about this year BNP confrince goers will be able to park their cars without being vandalized by their own security team like last year. Good riddens very ex-BNP your kind arent welcome or needed in the new BNP.

Anonymous said...

Evidence if any were needed that thugs infest the BNP, enough said.

Antifascist said...

'Why doesn't LU do the same thing to the BNP, surely that will stop them?'

No doubt, but we in Lancaster Unity are not bombers - unlike some people tucked away in far-right groups (including the BNP).

Anonymous said...

Very now BNP said

the pointelss bunch of pricks who spied on their colleagues and bootched an attempted takeover by trying to oust the most loyal people in Mr Griffins inner circle.

.................


This is the biggest load os tosh ever. If you belive the spin that Griffin put on the december affair then it goes to show what an absolute brainwashed plonker you really are. They were trying to highlight the incompetence of two of Griffins idiot sidekicks that were a blight on the party. I would advise you go back and read the truth but, there again, you might be just another one of Griffins new idiot sidekicks. NO, I'm not one of the rebels, I'm just someone with a brain that has taken time to analyse past events and come to a conclusion, that is why, after years of work on the front line for the party, I am also an ex member.

DDT said...

"No doubt, but we in Lancaster Unity are not bombers - unlike some people tucked away in far-right groups (including the BNP)."

Well said though I do think it's a pity sometimes that we anti-fascists are so law-abiding.

blackpool anti-nazi said...

It seems that the bnp's security has hit an all time low and are really desperate judging by the quality of the goons at this years rwb. Oh how things have changed since the warren bennett days, lol! They even give security jobs to the dregs of society like the bbp. I bet rynolds was shitting himself and dragged anyone he could along to do it in exchange for cash, sad but very funny for the rest of us. As for that pathetic brain dead drug dealer from cumbria, i am so glad that you joined the bnp you sad old man!

Anonymous said...

Single, you are a dead man you tosser. You bastard traitor. Weve been to your house once before so we know where to go now. You CUNT.

Anonymous said...

Single and his fat fucking whore wife will pay the price of their treachery.

Landale said...

ddt said "Well said though I do think it's a pity sometimes that we anti-fascists are so law-abiding."

NVDA (Non-Voilent Direct Action) has its use.

1.) The Police understand it - or should do...

2.) It confuses the hell out of the knuckle draggers :-)

Anonymous said...

Professional security team blah blah blah. Just a bunch of morons now and nothing else. All lined up at the gate of the RWB trying to look hard? And impress the anti protest? The police had to jump in to run the security because they were so shit! What an embarrassment. So what happened to the old security team then? Did they perchance all fuck off because Bennett got shafted? I wonder if the ‘new’ security team would fancy a little trip north of the boarder to meet with the old one for a little chat? That I would love to see that, lol! Griffin just keeps on making friends doesn’t he. It seems he is hated more by ex-bnp (there are lots of them) than the anti’s! Bloody superb. Roll on Blackpool. Be a real shame if they don’t all get serious food poisoning. lol

Anonymous said...

Isnt Griffin starting his lie lorry round Britain trip in Edinburgh later this month? With all the ex-BNP north of the border here's hoping his visit wont be a happy one.

Another ex BNP bursting with anti-Griffin anger said...

"While he announces his campaign, we'll be there to show him and Blackpool BNP that there is massive opposition that is prepared to stand up and be counted."

The BNP have been in Blackpool for two previous years and the presence of the UAF or whoever has done sod all to deter all hoteliers in Blackpool from hosting the BNP conference. You might not like to hear this but a gaggle of even 100 masked students (you managed about 70 last year and about the same the year before) waving anti BNP banners is NOT going to stop the BNP in Blackpool nor will it stop Griffin's campaign to get himself elected as a fat cat in Brussels. If you want to waste time playing games then fine but if you serious about stopping Griffin youd realise the rules have changed. The BNP enjoys the privilege of unprecedented police and state protection - Griffin doesnt tell his gullible members this of course but local cops around the country give advice to BNP councillors regarding their own personal protection, have access to senior officers in the Met through the party's only non-council elected official Richard Barnbrook who is advised on a daily basis by Simon Darby, a man with a very special relationship with Britain's Intelligence Service. Griffin also publicly castigates the BBC but he doesnt tell his members how BBC engineers have been helping in putting the finishing touches to every BNP party political broadcast for the past 4 years. The State is prepared to tolerate the existence of the BNP as it channels the hatred and anger felt by many working class whites towards the status quo. If the BNP didnt exist hot heads would be more inclined to target ethnic minorities, state institutions and the politicians themselves. With a powder keg being primed as recession bites in towns in England especially the State would have to create a BNP type party to keep things under control at street and housing scheme level.

Until this year no British commercial printing company would dare handle the printing of VOF in the pst two months the BNP has not sourced just one printer in Co. Durham who was desparate for the business but has another one as a reserve should the Durham one pull out. In these days of recession struggling businesses will take anyone's money. I cant give you all the answers and tell you exactly how to stop Griffin but the rules of engagement have changed and you need to change accordingly. It might not be as much fun as having a street demo or (a badly attended) music gig but getting the anti BNP message on the doorsteps of every household in the country might be a good starting point.

Anonymous said...

Very ex-bnp said
"a place that has been condemned as unfit for humans"

Maybe the first course of action should be addressed to the BUA and its Health and Safety department.

When was the Wolf Lair last visited by the Fire Brigade and the Food and Hygiene dept?

Anonymous said...

The comment about the support from the establishment is spot on. Arthur Kemp was a paid informant of the UK establishment and visited the UK every six months for years while he lived in South Africa - the purpose was to meet with his UK masters who paid all his expenses and then some. In fact the UK authorities (as well as the SA governement) knew that Chris Hani would be murdered by Kemp and did nothing. Why would this arrangement have stopped now that he has moved to the UK? I would not be at all surprised if he is still on the pay roll. It makes perfect sense.

A mate said...

"Until this year no British commercial printing company would dare handle the printing of VOF in the pst two months the BNP has not sourced just one printer in Co. Durham who was desparate for the business but has another one as a reserve should the Durham one pull out."

And do you know the names of these printers cos I'm damn sure Lancaster Unity would like to know.

Antifascist said...

'Single, you are a dead man you tosser. You bastard traitor. Weve been to your house once before so we know where to go now. You CUNT.'

This crap is what gives the game away for the BNP, and it will never be eliminated from the party because just underneath the suits, ties and nice haircuts, there are boots, braces and knuckledusters. For every smiley Donna Bailey, there's a couple of hundred racist thugs, a bunch of hardcore Holocaust-denying nazis and a handful of would-be bombers. For every gullible fool who has been suckered into the party by Griffin's weasel words or Collett's shiny leaflets full of nothing of any substance, there are dozens of violent lunatics intent on mayhem.

The more I get involved in the fight against the scum on the far-right, the more they seem like they're just a bunch of Chelsea Shed or Millwall lads, off to court in their Sunday best to impress the judge while seething with impotent rage just under the surface.

I'm going to let more of this threatening stuff through because I think we all need reminding of the seriousness of the work we do and the absolutely vital necessity of continuing to do it. Give these loons a free hand and they'd wipe out half the country without a thought.

DT said...

Blimey Ketlan, you sound pissed off !

Anonymous said...

The rather tragic thing here is that there is a small group at the head of the BNP who know exactly how to manipulate and use the less fortunate and somewhat intellectually challenge (check out the IQ proof thereof!) bunch who are easily incited to violence and thuggery. This latter group are too stupid to see that they are being used. Their dissatisfaction with their lot in life and lack of opportunity (which is very often of their own making) is being exploited by the likes of Griffin and Kemp.

Anonymous said...

I really cannot believe some of the cloak and dagger twaddle i am reading on this post.

IF and it really is a big bloody IF the Met Police were stupid, daft, braindead enough to give Dicky the kinda covert information that has been suggested on this page, ANYONE and I do mean ANYONE who knows Dicky well enough, would know he is too pissed to read it, understand it and bloody remember it.

Come on, yes there is an undercover mole but you really are looking at the wrong bloody person.

tulip

Ex-South West "contact" said...

As a ex BNP member - yes one of those gullible but genuinely pissed off taxpayers (and yes I still despise PC and the blame game-culture but resorting to overt racism isnt the answer to any question) sucked in by what seemed the truth but turns out to be lies I can confirm that the BNP hard cases hate their so called colleagues and comrades who leave for whatever reason more than they hate the opposition the so called "reds". The simple shite from Griffin and Kemp is that you are either BNP or a "red" even if a card carrying member of the Greens, LibDems or Conservatives. BUT heres the real deal, they do diddly squat about it, its all BS on a big scale. Its all bluff and puffing out chests but the head cases would rather be downing pints of imported piss (lager) than doing whatever they are supposed to be doing to "save" their country. Name me one ex-BNP member who has been done over by the nutters of the BNP, name me one so-called "red" who has been attacked by BNP security....go on, you cant because they are a bunch of alcohol fuelled narcisists and truth be told a bunch of lazy work shy bastards many of which are claiming "bad back" benefits.

Ketlan & co generally make a lot of sense but on this point I disagree:

"Give these loons a free hand and they'd wipe out half the country without a thought."

Not a chance! They'd be bullying some poor bastard publican or off licence owner into giving them free beer and then arguing amongst themselves.

"Give these loons a free hand and they'd wipe themselves out within a week" might be a better phrase.

Another ex BNP bursting with anti-Griffin anger said...

Tulip darling, calm down.

No one ever suggested Dear Dicky Barnbrook was a mole. I said he has the ear of senior officers of the Met by way of him being a MLA. I never suggested it was sensitive or "covert" your word not mine info, but as it happens the Met has an informal arrangement with the BNP. If the BNP want to film in sensitive locations in central London within the "exclusion zone" normally reserved for genuine legitimate broadcasters and journalists they just need to ring a certain sympathetic team of Inspectors and their subordinates operating out of Charing Cross to get the thumbs up. Thats just one example of how the British State/establishment which the BNP claim to be against is helping them. Seasoned observers of the political scene can give you the answers and reasons why the BNP is now getting support from certain quarters.

Antifascist said...

'"Give these loons a free hand and they'd wipe themselves out within a week" might be a better phrase.'

I'd be happy to be proved wrong - though they're not going to be given a free hand to do anything.

Flakey said...

"but getting the anti BNP message on the doorsteps of every household in the country might be a good starting point."

Thats the way to defeat the BNP, thats what they fear the most. Demos only give them a feeling of importance (hence all this "you know when you're over the target blah blah blah that they all seem ready to quote now) and if demos do turn violent often backfire and only get people arrested.

If the BNP had the choice between 1000 demonstrators at one of their events or 1000 leafletters dishing stuff out anti BNP stuff in BNP heartlands, itd be the leaflets that they hated the most

John P said...

Antifascist said...

'Single, you are a dead man you tosser. You bastard traitor. Weve been to your house once before so we know where to go now. You CUNT.'

This crap is what gives the game away for the BNP, and it will never be eliminated from the party because just underneath the suits, ties and nice haircuts, there are boots, braces and knuckledusters. For every smiley Donna Bailey, there's a couple of hundred racist thugs, a bunch of hardcore Holocaust-denying nazis and a handful of would-be bombers. For every gullible fool who has been suckered into the party by Griffin's weasel words or Collett's shiny leaflets full of nothing of any substance, there are dozens of violent lunatics intent on mayhem.

The more I get involved in the fight against the scum on the far-right, the more they seem like they're just a bunch of Chelsea Shed or Millwall lads, off to court in their Sunday best to impress the judge while seething with impotent rage just under the surface.

I'm going to let more of this threatening stuff through because I think we all need reminding of the seriousness of the work we do and the absolutely vital necessity of continuing to do it. Give these loons a free hand and they'd wipe out half the country without a thought.

Bravo.

I had the great fortune to go to Leeds for the recent anti BPP demo and just seeing the 500 or 600 people there from many different political ideals and backgrounds sparked a trigger I've not felt for a while.
We do have to stand up to these twats. The reality is they are a very small party who make a lot of noise and get much more attention than they deserve. In most of the recent elections their percentage of the vote has fallen and in some places been laughable.

Hello BNP rebels, nearly a year now and you have done fuck all damage to Griffin, nearly but not quite as bad as Ebanks.
Collett, Hannam, finances, leadership contest ect nowt, zilch bugger all has changed apart from you being totally marginalised and Griffin having a stronger grip on the party.
People in your group have been saying for the last year that they can bring Griffin down with the info they have and not one of you has, Ebanks said the same and it all turned out to be crap.
Still fun whilst it lasted.

Anonymous said...

I believe that the court cases are still on going so all good info will be used then. griffin is a clown and the rebels will have their day.

Anonymous said...

Why did Griffin Sack John Walker from Treasuery and now sacked from the Dispatch department head.???? He is now looking for work. Griffin will stab anyone in the back and as NO scrouples.

Matt and Sadie

Anonymous said...

According to a "rebel source" the fight isnt over but expect news soon of a decisive court battle and it doesnt look good for Griffin that much I know, rest is sub judical so they cant tell me more.

Anonymous said...

if what another exbnp member bursting with anger.....

says is correct.....then why dont we all roll over and play dead then?

If as you say "more experienced" political observers......ok lets have the evidence,

i cant work in the dark, i like to see my enemy all this cloak and dagger stuff gets me down.

tulip

ex-AC member watching and waiting said...

Pi5sed but most times the honest but dumbwit Johnie Walker has said on many occasion "I know where the bodies are buried" refering to BNP accounts and dodgy paperwork. He has more power than anyone in/ex BNP to screw that c**t Griffin and he has given his word that he will do so quote "when the time is right". Expect a front page exposie early next year, Walker has already agreed his terms with a certain newspaper. The one eyed Welsh pig watcher is doomed but he thinks he is coated in teflon. He has more enemies inside the broad "nationalist movement" than outside it and they burn with much more hatred than anyone on the outside. You cant really hate with a capital "h" someone until youve got to know them. Griffin wont survive as leader to take the MEP crown he so badly wants.

Sick of Griffin and his cabal said...

"Expect a front page exposie early next year, Walker has already agreed his terms with a certain newspaper."

That's bollocks. Why would Walker allow things to ride for so long? And I can't see a newspaper hanging on to political dynamite for so long either.

"He has more enemies inside the broad "nationalist movement" than outside it and they burn with much more hatred than anyone on the outside."

That's very true.

"Griffin wont survive as leader to take the MEP crown he so badly wants."

I know for certain that he intends to stand down the minute he gets on the Euro Parliament (as he actually believes he will). He's only leading the BNP because it's an easy organisation to steal from. Half the shits at the top are on the take (Mark Collett, £50-60,000 per year for example) and the other half are too fucking stupid (Dave Hannam) to see it or care when they do. The membership is so thick, they've allowed the fat bastard to get away with it for years.

Landale said...

relating to Sick of Griffin and his cabal said...

From the Guardian http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2008/nov/13/usa over a Ku Klux Klan Matter which is serious and nasty:

"The IQ level of this group is not impressive, to be kind,"

How very true of the BNP!

Keep Em Peeled said...

Have the BNP won the Boston by election?

Anonymous said...

People in your group have been saying for the last year that they can bring Griffin down with the info they have and not one of you has, Ebanks said the same and it all turned out to be crap.
Still fun whilst it lasted.

9:02 AM, November 13, 2008


I tell you what, John P. Why don't you explain why Griffin and Reynolds weren't prosecuted for theft and breaking and entry? Or, how about channeling BNP donations through Paypal into unnamed, but numbered accounts? Or, Collett and Hannam pulled up for attempting to have sex with children?

The BNP is state owned. Get over it, they own you just as much as they own the BNP.

The BNP only wins when the state wants it to win.

Antifascist said...

'Have the BNP won the Boston by election?'

Seems so though I have no idea what the figures are. No doubt tomorrow will see Darby, GA and the other usual suspects heralding this as the beginning of (another) quiet revolution.

JohnC said...

It's true.

"BNP candidate David Owens has been voted on to Boston Borough Council.
He becomes the first British National Party candidate to ever be voted on to a council in Lincolnshire.

Mr Owens swept to victory in the Fenside Ward, picking up 279 votes, with second-placed Boston Bypass Independent Carl Smith winning 141."

Mind you, there's an interesting quote from him.

"When asked about the BNP's image, Mr Owens was keen to stress that many people had been 'hoodwinked' into thinking it was a 'racist party'."

Maybe they were 'hoodwinked' by BNP Advisory Council member Richard Edmonds, who once said about the party, "we [the BNP] are 100% racist".

Flaker said...

JohnP:
"Maybe they were 'hoodwinked' by BNP Advisory Council member Richard Edmonds, who once said about the party, "we [the BNP] are 100% racist".

Good find, JP.

Might have been better to have had that on a counter leaflet put out in the area rather than to spend so much energy orgainsing a counter rally to an event the public wont eve know is taking place.

Anonymous said...

Look at this tripe from one of the loonies on stormfront

"It looks as if the British lion is about to awaken from long sleep.
I expect to see some really dirty tricks from the jewish red opposition as the BNP goes from strength to strength."

How many times will they say the same thing? The first by-election win in four years and suddenly it's up, up and away, they reckon.

Flakey said...

Take a llok at his acceptance speech(?!, the link is on darby's blog. He dont look too chuffed. More Shellshocked. Maybe another BNP councillor who resigns before his due term expires? Time will tell.

ex-bnp said...

So another sucker gets duped into standing for the Griffin Cult and wins, big deal. There are 22,000 borough, plus over 100,000 parish councillors in the UK; we need to get this into perspective.

Griffin’s ‘quite revolution’ is about as likely as a snowball fight in hell. This so called ‘revolution’ is predictably impotent. They will fill any candidate in any election they can without even thinking for a moment about the quality or experience of the person they are putting forward. So many times utter twats have caused massive embarrassment, and still they don’t learn.

Provided the membership mugs keep on pouring money in Griffin couldn’t care less. I feel almost sorry for some candidates that are promised the earth from Griffin and his inner clique only to be let down terribly.

Griffin's eye is on one thing and one thing only; his European prize. He thinks he deserves it, he thinks he is so close he can almost smell the cognac and expensive Belgium coffee. I just pray that he wakes up on the 5th June 2009 to a cold cup of Welsh tea and a terrible political hangover instead.

Who will he blame this time I wonder?

Anonymous said...

Just had a glance at Green Arrow site and the live Conference broadcast, 17.13hrs, sure that's Nik Erickesen on the top table - thought he'd be dismissed. BNP must be desperate and what will the ladies in Darby's photo think of his views on rape?