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North London Street Party - Reclaim the Streets
See the streets around King's Cross overun by protesters blocking traffic before partying in the name of community ownership.
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Beginning in King's Cross, Reclaim the Streets protesters fill the streets and begin to cause commuters havoc. After nearly coming to blows with motorists, the party atmosphere gets into full swing with revellers climbing and skateboarding off bus shelters. Reclaim The Streets was and still is a collective that fundamentally opposes corporate influences on society and particularly sees the automobile as having a detrimental impact on society.