Extinction Rebellion Brighton Newsletter
24th April 2021
We’re coming out of Lockdown hibernation
What’s Been Happening
- Barclays Actions
On April, we targeted Barclays in North Street and gave out 300 flyers.
Tellthetruth Inc XR affinity group have taken over a billboard again! This time it's at the bottom of Ditchling Road in Brighton. Looks like it's Barclays' turn to get the tell the truth treatment.
Want to know more and what you can do? Check out this link
On April 22nd, 7 brave women from XR smashed windows at HSBC in London
- Kill The Bill (April 17th)
Another successful demonstration in Brighton against the policing bill.
Freya made an incredible speech speaking about her personal experiences protesting from 17 very tactfully and emotively introduced climate change to the conversation in the context of increasing pressure on protest.
Roadblocks on London road and clock tower as well as a great presence outside of the police station.
Large samba band persisted to play till the clocktower then 4 drummers left who continued marching for another hour - made up of new members!
Next march: May 1st.
- Animal Rebellion
Alison Plaumer appeared on BBC Radio Sussex last week to talk about Animal Rebellion. You can hear more by clicking the button below and downloading the audio.Download and listen
- Money Rebellion
Are you interested in Money Rebellion? There are three talks coming up.
Samba Band Rehearsal: Wild Park, April 23rd at 6pm.
Come along if you are interested in getting involved.
- Rebellion of One: May 1st
Taking part in RO1? Have unanswered questions relating to arrest, post arrest, the courts, or your legal rights? Drop in on the Arrestee and Legal Support team at the following sessions, and we will try and leave you with answers and feeling more ready to tackle May 1st!
29th April (Thursday) 5.30pm - 6.30pm Sign up here
Before attending please make sure you have read the Arrestee and Legal Support Briefing found here and have attended a Know Your Rights Training
Find a full list of Arrestee and Legal Support trainings here
Love, Rage and Solidarity
Arrestee and Legal Support
- Co-ordination Team election: May 6th
Are you interested in taking on a vital role and helping coordinate Brighton XR for a 3 month stint? If so, look out for upcoming details of how to stand as a coordinator.
- Brighton XR Re-awakening Party! May 22nd Preston Park
We’re coming out of Lockdown hibernation. We will be having a Big Party! Bloomin Adur (the boat) will be joining us as well as a samba band for workshops.
Watch this space for more details.
XR Brighton General Meeting
Every Tuesday, 7-9pm, online (Zoom)
Everyone is welcome. Come, join in, reflect, and plan our way to make a difference and create change. It’s you that makes the difference!
Meeting ID: 81441966038
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