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Bedford Square, London, WC1B
This week sees the beginning of 40 Days for Life's autumn campaign. They're holding a "Kick-Off Rally" on Tuesday night at 7pm, starting off at the Bedford Square BPAS Clinic in Bloomsbury and then heading over to the Whitfield Street Marie Stopes clinic, where they'll also have a presence for the full 40 days.
Obviously, we're not going to let this go unchallenged - so we'll be there too, 7-8pm, making some noise, waving some placards, and lighting up the Square with glowsticks.
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