Extinction Rebellion Brighton Newsletter
14th May 2021

May 14, 2021

What’s Next?

Brighton and Hove residents*: we need YOUR help to tell East Sussex County Council (ESCC) that fossil fuel (oil, coal and gas) companies are the problem, not the solution!

Please take 2 mins to email Divest East Sussex’s latest question to ESCC by 4pm on Monday 17 May

Full Details Here

* ESCC runs your local government pension scheme


7 - 10th JUNE

Join the UK-wide action in the days leading up to the G7 Leaders’ Summit in Cornwall.

Connect with your local community and Movement of Movements groups, using imagination to highlight the reality of rising sea levels. MAKE THE WAVE will surge into an unstoppable force for change - demanding our government and the world’s leaders take decisive action on the Climate Emergency.

Check out the Action Pack

When your group has decided to take part please let us know: g7makethewaveteam@protonmail.com

Send your pictures & short videos to us and share them on social media using the hashtag: #g7wave

Join the Telegram channel OUR WEBSITE

Beacons of Hope

In order to highlight the ecological emergency during the G7 summit, beacons will be lit from Cornwall across the country to London. These will follow the path of the Armada beacons warning of the approach of the Spanish Armada. If you would like to get involved, join the G7 Beacons chat on Telegram.

School Strike

10th and/or 11th of June

The plan is to have a school strike in B&H to highlight the MAKE THE WAVE campaign. Do support your school strikers!

Samba Band Practice

Do you want to make some noise? The next Samba Band practice will be from 6-8 at Wildpark, Coldean on May 21st. Do come along. No previous musical experience needed.

Check out the Facebook page:

XR Brighton Samba

BIG PARTY - Put the Date in your Diary!

May 22nd, 11.00am, Preston Park Clock Tower

We will be getting together to celebrate our achievements and to look forward to a summer of actions on the streets. Do come along and meet old friends, or make new ones. If you have never been involved in XR before, we would be delighted to see you. There will be a samba workshop, a cycle swarm, an appearance by our new ship,The Bloomin’ Adur and speakers from the Horse Hill campaign against new oil drilling.

Later This Summer...

XR will be back on the streets in force! Join us on the following dates:

June 26th: Movement of Movements

June 27th: Free the Press

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!

Join Zoom Meeting

Meeting ID: 81441966038
Passcode: 456681


> Extinction Rebellion Brighton's website
> XR Brighton Youtube Channel
> Facebook (@nepocide) for news and info
> Brighton Rebel Community Board Facebook for community chat
> Twitter
> Instagram

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