On 30 July 2019, the People’s Vote campaign held an open event at the University of Birmingham.
Guest speakers included Birmingham Yardley MP Jess Phillips, Liberal Democrat MEP for the West Midlands Phil Bennion, and former Conservative cabinet minister Lord Heseltine.
— People’s Vote UK (@peoplesvote_uk) July 30, 2019
The 1000 seats of the Great Hall were soon taken, and it was standing room only at this packed and optimistic event.
The AV team from ClinkClink set the tone, welcoming the crowd with music and dramatic lighting as well as big screens and clear audio.
Up to a thousand people are here calling for a second vote on Brexit. #Yardley MP @jessphillips and Lord Heseltine will be making speeches, and @clivetyldesley’s hosting the event. pic.twitter.com/hRiVYQPey8
— Free Radio News (@freeradionews) July 30, 2019
They also noted a Brexit Party event took place on the same evening, at a 200-seat venue on Wolverhampton Racecourse.