Know Your Rights Training - 26th Feb (Lancaster)

Date(s) - 26/02/2024
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Lancaster Friends Meeting House


In-Person Know Your Rights Training (Lancaster) – 26th Feb, 19.00-21.00

The training will go through practical info about the law and policing at protests, including key messages, interacting with police and security, common offences used at protest and what to do if you are stop-and-searched or arrested.

Basic refreshments (tea, coffee, soft drinks, biscuits) will be provided.

Who? Free & open to all! Just turn up! If you wish to receive an email reminder ahead of the training and the PowerPoint and other resources after, you can sign up on the form below, but registration is not compulsory.

Location: Room 1, Friends Meeting House, LA1 1TX

Accessibility info:
Venue: The building has wheelchair access, a wheelchair–accessible toilet and wheelchair–friendly parking. There is unfortunately not a hearing loop system.

COVID-19: Windows will be opened for ventilation and masks and hand sanitiser will be available.

Training & Content note: The training is 2 hours long with breaks. It includes mentions of police and state violence, racism, surveillance, transphobia and related topics. We will endeavour to give specific content warnings as requested.

Visuals & resources: There will be no flashing lights or high pitched noise. The workshop will use PowerPoint slides and all information will be said verbally. We can provide large-print or digital copies of the slides ahead of time with prior notice. The slides and other resources can be shared after the training via email.

If you have any other access needs or questions please email


Optional registration here!

Key Messages

  • No Comment
  • You do not need to answer police questions, so don’t.

  • No Personal Details
  • You don't have to give details under ANY stop and search power.

  • No Duty Solicitor
  • Use a recommended solicitor with protest experience.

  • No Caution
  • They admit guilt for an alleged offence that might never get to court.

  • What Power?
  • Ask "What power?" to challenge a police officer to act lawfully.