The Rise: London United festival is a free annual music festival celebrating London's diversity and opposing racism. It is organized by the Mayor of London, the National Assembly Against Racism, and the trade union movement. The Rise: London United festival is one of the many ways London stands up to racism. Racist attacks in London have fallen year on year and are now a third less than in 2000 (Source: Mayor of London). The Rise: London United festival is Europe's biggest anti -racism festival.
These photos are from the 2006 Rise: London United festival held in Finsbury Park.