U. S. Embassy London
August 28, 2020
Central London, United Kingdom
Scheduled and pop-up demonstrations as well as counter-protests are being planned for August 29 to September 1, 2020 across the United Kingdom. The majority will be focused in central London but may occur without warning in cities throughout the UK or move to other locations. These events may attract large crowds and may not remain in the same location.
- Saturday, August 29 at 1:00 PM at the U.S. Embassy in Nine Elms, a planned Black Lives Matter demonstration
- Saturday, August 29 all day throughout London and the UK, planned demonstrations regarding Extinction Rebellion
- Saturday, August 29 at 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM in Trafalgar Square, a planned march for several groups
- Sunday, August 30 at 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM in Notting Hill and moving to Hyde Park, a planned march for several groups
- Tuesday, September 1 all day throughout London and the UK, planned demonstrations regarding Extinction Rebellion
Actions to Take
- Heed instructions and view updates from UK police and government authorities.
- London Metropolitan Police website is news.met.police.uk
- Follow @MetPoliceEvents and @MetPoliceUK for guidance
- Monitor local media for updates.
- Avoid as much as possible the areas of the demonstrations.
- Be aware of your surroundings.
- Maintain social distancing practices.
- Notify friends and family of your status.
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