A protest movement against Orange marches has been set up as dozens more of the walks are set to take place this weekend in and around Glasgow with “marching season” drawing to a close.

Entitled Fight Noise With Noise, the new campaign is calling on all who live on Orange march routes to “counter their noise by blasting loud, crazy, off-putting music” at walkers.

The organiser of the group, however, has strongly emphasised that the movement is a “non-violent protest.”

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Making the announcement on Facebook, the anonymous organiser added: “If you live on the proposed route, I urge you to get your craziest, loudest, and most off-putting music on as loud as you're comfortable with to combat the noise from them.


“I live at Bridgeton Cross and know the annoyance of these people. They shouldn’t be allowed to march promoting their bigotry, racism, and general intolerance of anything progressive.

“But, while they’re still in operation, we could make this a thing. I do it to as many marches as I’m able to. Speaker on the window with bass on full. Metal/Industrial music works best, System of a Down and Prodigy are good, but anything with a good solid beat works.”

In a final message to remind those who wish to participate that the event is meant to be peaceful, the organiser added: “You’re not looking to get yourself arrested, though, so please don’t blast anything people may find offensive.

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“Sectarianism of both colours should be avoided.”

The call comes as Orange marches are set to take place this weekend in Shotts, Larkhall, Hamilton, New Stevenston/Carfin, Wishaw, Bathgate, Motherwell, Rutherglen, Cambuslang, Bridgeton, Wishaw, Whiteinch, Possilpark, Motherwell, Slamannan, Coatbridge, Harthill, Greenock, Broxburn, Johnstone, Airdrie, Armadale, Airth, Govan, Kelvingrove, Bellshill, and Partick.

In Glasgow City Centre on Saturday, processions will also take place at different times throughout the day.

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Milton Street, Port Dundas Road, West Nile Street, Bath Street, Renfield Street, Union Street, Jamaica Street, Broomielaw, and Brown Street will be affected from 9.25pm.

King George V Bridge, Oswald St, Hope St, West George St, Nelson Mandela Pl, West George St, George Square North, George Street, Duke St, John Knox St, and Cathedral Sq will also be affected from 4pm.

For the complete list of routes set to be affected this weekend, visit the Glasgow City Council website here, South Lanarkshire here, and North Lanarkshire here.