Polls nevertheless have put ukip in first place in the UK, with estimates it could virtually double its seats in Strasbourg.
Goodwin, an associate professor at Nottingham University, has compiled the first comprehensive study on the rise of ukip.
The crowd heard that ukip was the party of “common sense,” “facts not fiction” and the only way to “get our country back.”
There's important common ground between Conservatives and ukip, and the Conservatives cannot afford to give ukip votes away.
The ukip photographer tried to take a picture, which irritated Farage.
ukip also supports the monarchy and the established Church of England.
As ukip continues to inch up in the polls, the British media have also begun to take the party more seriously.
Reporters found that scouring the Internet for remarks made by ukip members was proving fruitful.