It is all happening this weekend!!

All across the country, action plans are being fine-tuned, props are getting a final layer of garish paint and the final zoom calls are reaching their check-outs full of excited anticipation.

Rebels in their local and regional groups are kicking off the Rebellion with a long weekend of civil disobedience, starting this Friday. This writer for one, can’t wait to see what you have planned!

It’s not too late to join your local group and get in on the action.

After what we’re sure will be a spectacular weekend, we will come together in Cardiff, Manchester and London on 1 September. Disrupting key powers and Parliament until they back the Climate and Ecological Emergency Bill and set up a national Citizens’ Assembly (here’s why).

Find (nearly) everything you need to know for this Rebellion in this action packGet all the latest updates and plans as they unfold: join the UK-wide Broadcast and the local broadcast groups for ManchesterCardiff and London. And read on to get an overview of what’s happening.

The pandemic isn’t over. We need to take care of ourselves and each other, make sure you maintain social distancing, wear gloves and a mask, and bring hand sanitizer(And check out this handy kit list)

actions wellbeing kit

In these challenging times, not everyone will be able to join us on the streets and our Rebellion will look different from previous ones. But fear not - you can take action from home! Check out that really useful action pack again: if you want to get started now, message and call your MP to get them to back the bill.

And keep an eye on your inbox, as our small team will be working around the clock to bring you the story of the Rebellion as it happens. (If you can help as a writer or with building emails, get in touch at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

Read this week’s issue below to get all the latest updates and get into the disobedience disposition, with inspiration from Ocean Rebellion launching its first waves of change in Falmouth Harbour, fake blood spills in Trafalgar Square, a massive victory in Durham and a recount of the Seattle protests in history corner.


If you’d like to help, please check out our guide and learn more about XR.

To connect to rebels in your local area, get in touch with your nearest XR group. If there’s no active group near you, you can start your own!

If you’d like to see previous newsletter issues, you can find them here.

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