At 12pm students, lecturers and members of the public met at Monument in
for a march around the City Centre. The march veered towards the Newcastle away from Police. Police stopped the march at the beginning of Tyne bridge and it diverted towards other bridges over the Tyne Bridge Tyne. The march was pushed back and returned towards Monument.
At the same time, Newcastle Occupiers stormed a meeting between the Vice Chancellor and staff. After causing large disruption they are now sitting peacefully in the meeting, still waiting for the Vice Chancellor to answer the demands of the Occupiers.
Meanwhile the main body of the protest attempted to enter the Civic Centre and were repelled by a large body of Police who were joined by Police on horseback. The march continues around Newcastle City Centre in a rolling kettle.