Activists pushed and shoved guests to stop them entering, and linked arms to try to form a blockade. One middle-aged invitee was shoved to the ground in the skirmish. A protester with a blood nose said a guest he'd called "one of the fascist cohort" assaulted him.
The 22-year-old, who would only give his name as James, said: "He threatened to punch me unless I let him through. And he then started clawing at my face."
There were reports of activists ripping up guests' tickets. (continue reading...)(...more)