More reasons to join us at the BIG IF rally on Saturday

As we get closer to Saturdays BIG IF rally in Hyde Park more and more exciting announcements are made as to what you can expect on the day.

The latest big announcement is that Nelson Mandelas wife, Graca Machel will be speaking at the rally. She joins an illustrious list of speakers including philanthropist Bill Gates, former Archbishop of Canterbury and Chair of Christian Aid Rowan Williams, and broadcaster Natasha Kaplinsky. Specially recorded messages from David Beckham and Eddie Izzard will also be broadcast to the crowd.

Add that to music from Grammy Award-winning singer Angelique Kidjo, various interactive areas for kids and grown-ups alike and an ecumenical service by the Archbishop of Westminster Vincent Nicholls and it just keeps getting better. If you need even more reasons just see the picture at the bottom.

But of course the best reason to come is to help those going hungry around the world and make a stand the G8 can’t ignore. So if you’re yet to register get in touch with leeds@cafod.org.uk or register online here Image

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