More than 2,500 people plan to dance through the streets of east London on Saturday in a call to end persecution of the UK’s free party movement.
The Freedom to Party protest is due to kick off at 2.30pm in Shoreditch. “Remember to bring all portable speakers, mini rigs, 12v rigs etc anything that plays music,” organisers have said.
More than 2,500 people have indicated they will attend the event, which has been organised on Facebook. A similar number have said they are interested in attending.
The organisers, who go by the name Acid City, insist the protest will pass peacefully, if not without disruption. “Make sure you are all there and spread out on the street as soon as you get there,” a message tells followers on Facebook. “This will be one to remember, let them know we mean peace, love, unity and respect. All we want to do is dance.”