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Friday 9th – Sunday 11 August: Extinction Rebellion brings performance to life at Boomtown Fair with real-world narrative

Email: press@risingup.org.ukLondon, Central: +44(0)7549766448 / +44(0)7561098449 / +44(0)7969083371 Website | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | Media Assets | Crowd Funder What emergency? | Extinction Rebellion in Numbers The latest instalment of Boomtown’s ongoing narrative: “Chapter 11: A Radical City” includes a surprising key role for Extinction Rebellion (further details to be revealed)It is the first time an organisation from real life has played themselves in the Boomtown immersive world and storylineThe environmental mass civil disobedience movement will host the Rebel Rebel Hideout at the festival, for a weekend of outreach and interactive…

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BREAKING: Thank You Radiohead

Email: press@risingup.org.uk Phone: +44(0)7986671716, +44(0)7561098449, +44(0)7479234522, +44(0)7878535968 Website: https://rebellion.earth/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ExtinctionRebellion/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/ExtinctionR  #ExtinctionRebellion Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/extinctionrebellion/ Content drive: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1lpbBFcgw8MfD2yVV5CA_5CvXNBQ0C6-I What emergency? https://rebellion.earth/the-truth/the-emergency/   Extinction Rebellion in Numbers – https://docs.google.com/document/d/11E9MUhXWyxweCDKwJqBRZEDLGam268iwUqVAAUG8dus/edit#heading=h.ozg3b8yfa3rm “We’re not scaremongering / This is really happening.” – Idioteque Extinction Rebellion would like to thank Radiohead for their gift and gesture of support in donating the proceeds of the OK Computer Minidisc Bandcamp to Extinction Rebellion around the world. To join the rebellion, visit https://rebellion.earth/ and check out the new video which we’ve put to Radiohead’s song Idioteque –…

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BREAKING NOW: Fashion ‘Die-in’ at RCA Fashion Graduate Show to launch Extinction Rebellion’s call to #BoycottFashion

Email: press@risingup.org.uk Phone: Office +44(0)7780 602722; +44(0)7479234522; On the ground – +44(0)7876 636244, +44(0)7846 202269 Website: https://rebellion.earth/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ExtinctionRebellion/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/ExtinctionR; #Extinction Rebellion #BoycottFashion Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/extinctionrebellion/ / https://www.instagram.com/xr.boycottfashion/ Photos/videos: https://drive.google.com/open?id=10sp0dm_VI8mkQtE63WX32wqLL5U8F31d Climate Factsheet for Rebels https://rebellion.earth/the-truth/the-emergency/ Royal College of Art Fashion MA student Laura Karup Frandsen will not be showing a final collection in protest at the waste and suffering caused by the global fashion industryInstead she has decided to host a ‘die-in’ at the RCA Graduate Show to urge people to disrupt the fashion industry for the launch of Extinction Rebellion’s  #BoycottFashion…

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NO AWARDS ON A DEAD PLANET: Extinction Rebellion UK refuse shortlisting in the Design Museum’s Beazley Designs of the Year 2019

Email: press@risingup.org.uk Phone:  +447561098449; +447986671716; +447804743058 Website: https://rebellion.earth/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ExtinctionRebellion/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/ExtinctionR  #ExtinctionRebellion Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/extinctionrebellion/ Photos/videos: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1m1v7Cs8JFkDM1gHp45OF-NwwhLzPZJO8 NEW – What emergency? https://rebellion.earth/the-truth/the-emergency/   Extinction Rebellion UK refuse shortlisting in the Design Museum’s Beazley Designs of the Year 2019 and “call upon other designers who have been invited to contribute to the show to follow our lead and also Tell The Truth by refusing inclusion in the exhibition.” The annual award is sponsored by the insurance company Beazley, who offer “speciality environmental liability insurance” The annual exhibition, billed as “the Design Museum’s annual celebration…

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11am TODAY: Extinction Rebellion ‘Day of Love’ at Oxford Circus with special performances from Emma Thompson, Lee Ross and Paapa Essiedu

Email: press@risingup.org.uk Office: +447305700176, +447804743058,+447479234522 Marble Arch: +447944894190; Oxford Circus: +447561098449; Waterloo Bridge: +447549766448; Parliament Square: +447904735749; XR Youth (Piccadilly Circus): +447986671716 Media contact regarding arrests: +447918165046 Website: https://rebellion.earth/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ExtinctionRebellion/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/ExtinctionR hashtag #ExtinctionRebellion Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/extinctionrebellion/ Photos/videos: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1m1v7Cs8JFkDM1gHp45OF-NwwhLzPZJO8 NEW – What emergency? https://rebellion.earth/the-truth/the-emergency/   ​ At 11am today at Oxford Circus, Letters To The Earth will team up with Extinction Rebellion Youth, Emma Thompson, ‘White Gold’ star Lee Ross, BAFTA Breakthrough Brit Paapa Essiedu, and Royal Court Young Agitators for a specially curated performanceLetters To The Earth is the first project of the…

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6.30pm tomorrow, 12 April: Extinction Rebellion’s ‘Fashion: Circus of Excess’ catwalk to bring Oxford Circus to a standstill highlighting wrongs of fast fashion

Extinction Rebellion activists to block roads and hold symbolic “catwalk” at Oxford Circus to highlight the disposable nature of the fashion industry in the epicentre of London’s shopping districtModels will parade across the iconic crossing, accompanied by a choir and musicians including opera singersParticipants in the action include some of the cutting edge designers of London sustainable fashion scene which is supported by pioneers such as Fair Trade’s Safia Minney MBE FARS, Traid’s Maria Chenoweth, Katharine Hamnett CBE and Dame Vivienne WestwoodPart of a series of creative protest events in the run up Extinction Rebellion’s International Rebellion which begins Monday…

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From Monday 15 April: Extinction Rebellion to block Marble Arch, Oxford Circus, Waterloo Bridge & Parliament Sq round the clock until Government acts on Climate Emergency

From 11am Monday 15 April, Extinction Rebellion is taking to the streets of London to block traffic day after day at four high profile central locations – Marble Arch, Oxford Circus, Waterloo Bridge, Parliament Square – causing large scale disruption to force the Government to take urgent action on the Climate and Ecological EmergencyAt 11am, Extinction Rebellion Youth will gather at Hyde Park CornerActor and writer Dame Emma Thompson: “It is time to stand up and Save Our Home. On Monday 15 April of this year, the International Rebellion will begin … It’s gonna be a lot of fun,…

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