Just Stop Oil (JSO) activists were hosed down at the Chelsea Flower Show after throwing their trademark orange paint at a display.
Demonstrators tossed a powder-like substance on an exhibit at the event today – as nearby spectators called out for them to stop.
Three Women (Women apparel Here) wearing JSO slogan t-shirts ignored cries of ‘no’, ‘stop it’ and ‘shame on you’.
They were branded ‘prats’ and ‘morons’ by onlookers, who repeatedly called for security.
The trio continued their speech despite one woman taking matters into her own hands, grabbing a garden sprinkler and giving them a soaking.
One protester said: ‘Humanity is failing. Everything that you hold dear is in peril.
‘The flower gardens that you love , the artwork that you treasure, the buildings that you adore, our traditions.
‘What is the point in a garden if you can’t feed yourself?
‘What is the point in a garden if you can’t eat?
‘What is the point in tradition if society is collapsing around you?’
Another said: ‘Our government wants more oil and gas’, describing this as a ‘death sentence for the poorest communities around the world.’
‘This is a genocide.’
One person shouted out ‘rubbish’ during the speech, as another asked: ‘And how did you get here today?’
JSO tweeted footage of the incident earlier today, which showed some people clapping in support of the protesters.
The orange substance is ‘biodegradable corn starch dyed with vegan food colouring,’ the organisation said.
The incident follows claims that JSO protesters cost the Metropolitan Police more than £3.5million and nearly 11,000 officer shifts in just one month.
One man was handcuffed after trying to push protesters off the road during a demonstration.
He was filmed shoving an activist from the front row with such force he fell to the ground.
Protesters were also pushed to the ground during a ‘slow-march’ which saw signs ripped out of their hands.
A JSO spokesman told Metro.co.uk after the incident last Friday: ‘We understand how frustrating it can be to be disrupted, however, as of this morning 13 people are dead and 13,000 people have had to be evacuated from their homes in Italy, due to six months worth of rain falling in a day and a half.
‘A quarter of a million people are currently homeless in Somalia due to extreme flooding, despite the country experiencing it’s worst drought in 40 years.
‘The disruption we are seeing on British Streets is nothing compared to the disruption wrought if we do not stop licensing new oil, gas and coal.’
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