An invitation to take the #noTTIP Train to Brussels

05 December 2014

The much delayed next round of TTIP negotiations is now set for the first week in February. Campaigners from across the EU are holding their own meeting to discuss strategy and a plan for the next stage in the campaign, having recently secured one million signatures on the self-organised European Citizens’ Initiative petition.

We thought it would be an idea to try to take a group of people over to raise their voices against this insidious deal which attacks democracy and costs jobs and livelihoods.

So, we’re block booking seats on Eurostar, arranging accommodation, a walking tour of the corporate and lobbying villains of Brussels, a protest at the European Parliament and a chance for you to meet your MEP and tell them direct your feelings about TTIP.

Tickets for this exciting trip will be limited so get your bookings in soon!

The itinerary:





Tuesday 3 February

Eurostar journey London-Brussels

No-TTIP tour of the corporate villains of Brussels

Meeting with speakers from the EU-wide Stop-TTIP campaign

Wednesday 4 February

Protest outside the EU Parliament (photo op)

Lobbying of MEPs / Meeting with campaigning MEPs

Return to London

Tickets are priced on a sliding scale

  • Full Price £150
  • Subsidised £100
  • Heavily Subsidised £50

In order to qualify for a subsidised or heavily subsidised ticket, you should write with your reasons to He’s difficult to impress…

Don’t let the price stop you traveling…

Students could ask their Student Unions for a subsidy and maybe even qualify for two different subsidies, those in work might be able to get some funding from their trade union branch, you could ask others in your WDM Group to whip round so your group is represented on the trip or ask friends to chip in towards the cost.

If you would like a ticket, please call 020 7820 4900. We can accept card payments by phone. If you would like a subsidised ticket please email



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