There will be two groups starting from different locations, so that all the key embassies and offices can be comfortably covered on foot. You are welcome to join either group.
– Group A will meet on Kensington High Street, outside High Street Kensington tube, at 12noon, calling at the embassies of Russia, Israel, Iraq, Kuwait, Iran and France;
Contact: Dan – 07506 234 091
– Group B will meet outside the office of the UNHCR* (UN Refugee Agency) at 12noon, calling in at Downing Street / the Foreign Office and the Chinese embassy.
*UNHCR, Strand Bridge House, 138-142 Strand, London WC2R 1HH
Contact: Simon – 07963 475 196
The two groups will converge at the US embassy* (24 Grosvenor Square W1A 2LQ) at 3.30pm, before walking together to the embassies of Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Turkey and Germany, ending with a candlelit vigil outside the Syrian embassy** (8 Belgrave Square SW1X 8PH) from 6pm (ending by 8pm).*US embassy map: http://tinyurl.com/oph39lh
Nearest tube: Bond Street / Marble Arch
**Syrian embassy map: http://tinyurl.com/ovsdt4j
Nearest tube: Knightsbridge / Hyde Park Corner
The total distance covered by each group will be around 5 miles.
Please bring food and drink to share during the day (hot tea or coffee in a Thermos flask would be great), as well as warm clothing and wet weather gear, if needed. If you have any rainbow peace flags or similar, feel free to bring those as well.
For further information:
– Website: https://syriapeaceandjustice.wordpress.com
To let us know you are coming, and for any other queries: