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Posts Tagged ‘Green Kite Midnight’

Climate Camp 2010 at the RBS HQ in Edinburgh: a Break the Banks action round up.

I've just got back from this year's Climate Camp in Edinburgh. We camped on the grounds of the global headquarters of RBS to highlight the financial links to the climate crisis, and took direct action every day. Here's my round up of the best actions I took part in.

Written by Amelia Gregory

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All photography by Amelia Gregory unless otherwise stated.

Over the past few years I have become increasingly embedded in the process of Climate Camp, see so I am well aware that the run up to this year's Climate Camp has been more fraught with difficulties than ever - but as a spectacularly open grassroots non-heirarchical direct action organisation we would be the first to acknowledge this fact. We argued long and hard about whether RBS was an appropriate target for this year's activities, physician and we picked our spot without really checking in with Scottish activists who were not present at the meeting, information pills thereby alienating some of our allies... so it's a testament to the movement we've created that I left the Edinburgh camp feeling that read more

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Merthyr to Mayo Solidarity Bike Ride: Green Kite Midnight at Castlerea Prison

Irish activists Niall Harnett and Pat O'Donnell have been unjustly jailed at Castlerea Prison for daring to stand up to the might of Shell. We paid a solidarity visit en route to Rossport.

Written by Amelia Gregory

GKM Roadtrip Galway to Castlerea My touring bike, more about kindly lent by Velorution. At the start of June I went on an exciting adventure to Ireland… on a borrowed […]

Merthyr to Mayo Solidarity Bike Ride: Galway to Castlerea

The first blog in a series detailing my adventures on a bike bound for Rossport Solidarity Camp in County Mayo, Ireland. Featuring a demo against the atrocities in Gaza, a Lidl carpark and Dallas style houses.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Glastonbury 2010 Climate Camp Pete the Temp On Sunday we lost a few and gained a few. Pete Lawrie called by with terrible hayfever to say he couldn’t sing for […]

Glastonbury 2010 Climate Camp Tripod Stage Review: Thursday

On Thursday the Tripod Stage hosted Anna Log of We Aeronauts, my ceilidh band Green Kite Midnight, and Glastonbury Emerging Talent winners My Luminaries.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Jon Young by June Chanpoomidole. Next week I am away yet again, drug generic this time on the Art of Mentoring course being run for the very first time in […]

Climate Camp Tripod Stage at Glastonbury 2010: How did it all go?

This year I ran the Tripod Stage for the Climate Camp field. Was it a success? Read on for my thoughts on Glastonbury 2010.

Written by Amelia Gregory

thumbnail Kirsty Photograph by Hannah Kinver Miles There is nothing generic about Kirsty Almeida; she was not artificially created from a record labels wish-list, site nor manufactured during an X […]

Climate Camp at Glastonbury 2010: Line up information

Climate Camp returns to the Dragon Field for the second year running - and this year the Tripod Stage hosts a much expanded line up of music, poetry and comedy. A Glastonbury gem!

Written by Amelia Gregory

Can it really be a year since the last Glastonbury? In 2009, try for the first time, for sale Climate Camp was given it’s very own space in the Dragon […]

Kept Impulses at the Barbican featuring Nancy Elizabeth, Hauschka and James Blackshaw

A review of Kept Impulses, a collaborative musical night at the Barbican Centre on Monday 11th May 2010. With illustrations by Abigail Daker.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Nancy Elizabeth by Abigail Daker. I made a decision to attend Kept Impulses at the Barbican at the last minute only because I wanted to support Fran – erstwhile violinist […]

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Climate Camp Regional Gatherings

Written by Zofia Walczak

When Owen Pallett, pharmacy the man behind the erstwhile Final Fantasy moniker, announced in December 2009 that he was abandoning the name in favour of recording under his birth name, […]

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Music Listings: 5th – 11th October

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Written by Katie Weatherall

Turner Prize Enrico David, information pills Roger Hiorns, Lucy Skaer and Richard Wright are the lucky shortlisted ones on the Turner Prize’s notepad this year and it’s been noted that […]

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Earth Listings: 5th – 11th October

Written by Adam S

Turner Prize Enrico David, price treatment Roger Hiorns, search Lucy Skaer and Richard Wright are the lucky shortlisted ones on the Turner Prize’s notepad this year and it’s been noted […]