Charlie Gilmour was seen swinging from the Cenotaph


The son of [b]Pink Floyd[/b] guitarist [b]Dave Gilmour[/b] has been charged with violent disorder in relation to last year’s student protests in [b]London[/b].

[b]Charlie Gilmour[/b], 21, was pictured swinging from a Union flag on the Cenotaph in [b]Whitehall[/b] on December 9 while protesting about student fees.

The [b]Cambridge University[/b] student has also been charged with the theft of a mannequin leg during the protests, reports the Press Association.

He will appear [b]London[/b]’s [b]City of Westminster Magistrates’ Court[/b] on February 10 to face the charges.

Speaking in reaction to his December arrest, [b]Gilmour[/b] described his actions as a “moment of idiocy” and claimed not to know the significance of the [b]Cenotaph[/b], which commemorates Britain’s war dead.

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