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03 Aug 2019 | 10:42 PM UTC

UK: Carnival to be held in Hackney (London) September 8

United Kingdom News Alert

Hackney to host Carnival on September 8; heightened security measures and transportation disruptions expected

TIMEFRAME expected from 8/3/2019, 12:00 AM until 9/8/2019, 11:59 PM (Europe/London). COUNTRY/REGION Hackney (London)

Event

The 2019 Hackney Carnival is scheduled to be held on Sunday, September 8, between 12:00 and 19:00 (local time). The parade is due to pass along Mare Street, Graham road, Queensbridge Road, Pownall Road, Brougham Road, Trewerden Road, Lansdowne Road, Gayhurst Road, and London Fields West Side. Over 60,000 people attended the 2018 Hackney Carnival and similar attendance figures are expected for this year's edition.

Heightened security measures and traffic disruptions are expected around the procession.

Advice

Individuals in London are advised to remain vigilant, report suspicious objects and behavior to the police, and follow instructions issued by local authorities.

 

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