Demonstration Alert – U. S. Consulate General Edinburgh

Location: Throughout Scotland and U.S. Consulate General Edinburgh

Event: Several demonstrations are being planned surrounding the visit of the President of the United States to Scotland on July 13 and July 14, 2018. Several of the events are expected to attract large crowds and there will be road closures in connection with those events.

Demonstrations include:

· Dundee- Friday, July, 13, 2018; City Square from 5:00 p.m.

· Glasgow- Friday, July, 13, 2018; George Square from 5:00 p.m.

· Edinburgh- Saturday, July 14, 2018; Starting at Scottish Parliament, routing past the U.S. Consulate and ending at the Meadows from 12:00 p.m.

Actions to Take:

· Be aware of your surroundings.

· Exercise caution if unexpectedly in the vicinity of large gatherings that may become violent.

· Keep a low profile.

· Monitor local media for updates.


· U.S. Consulate General in Edinburgh

+(44) (0)131 556 8315

+(44) (0) 207-499-9000 (for emergencies outside business hours)

· State Department – Consular Affairs
888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444

· United Kingdom Country Information

· Enroll in Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP)  to receive security updates

· Follow us on Facebook and Twitter