Cricket and cucumber sandwiches in Parliament Square
Cheeky anarchist wagsters, the Space Hijackers, sent out a letter challenging 600 politicians to a game of Mayday cricket, accusing them of 'not acting in an honourable fashion' over Iraq and ID cards.
The letter went on....
We the Space Hijackers, hereby challenge you and your fellow Members of Parliament to a game of cricket. We challenge you to show us that your morals and behaviour are fit to govern this country. Prove to us that your support of the Olympic bid was not just more hot air. Prove to us and the rest of the country that you are what you claim to be. Prove it to us on the batting crease.
We look forward to receiving your acceptance or decline of the challenge in the very near future.
A decline of our challenge will be seen by us and the entire British Public as acceptance that you are the morally and honourably corrupt government that we suspect. We shall see you at the pitch.
Poster for the event, inviting politicians to 'step up to the crease' and defend their honour.
Facing Parliament is a wall of anti-war banners, put up by Brian Haw, who has been living - and protesting - in the square since 1st June 2001.
We arrived to find the Anarchist Mayday Cricket game starting up, put on by those mischievous chaps, the Space Hijackers.
The players were nicely turned out in full cricket whites.
It was a lovely day to relax on the lawn outside the 'mother of all Parliaments' and chomp on cucumber sandwiches.
Good shot, sir!
The Space Hijackers cricket team pose for a post-match picture.
Top work, chaps!
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