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Battle of the Beanfield Film Screening

Cambridge IndyMedia | 22.11.2004 21:01 | Repression | Cambridge

OPERATION SOLSTICE recounts the story of how 420 people were arrested on 1 June 1985 on their way to Stonehenge to hold the 11th People's Free Festival.

Using video footage, the police radio log, photographs and personal testimony to recreate what became known as the Battle of the Beanfield. This documentary presents horrifying evidence of the semi-military tactics employed by police as they smashed up travellers' homes.

The screening will be at the Geldart pub on Sunday 28th November, 7.30pm.

The Geldart is located on Ainsworth Street, near to Cafe Afrika, in-between East Road and Mill Road - there's a map at .

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