Meeting Notes for 21st August 2019

Three t shirts hang with act now written on them, papers and a blaock stamp in the foreground.


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21 August – Sign making organised by Greenpeace at the Beacon 14 Sept 10am-1pm for the Youthstrike/Earthstrike.

Gerry is new Coordinator for legal and is setting up arrestee support group. Can be contacted at

29 Sept – Heading for Extinction Talk at Chalford.

28 Sept – Grief Circle run by Mari Winkleman & Peter Gill at the Stroud Community Agriculture roundhouse.

Glos Recycling Centre at Horsley takes electronics and devices to reuse/recycle. The Stroud Valleys eco shop also takes laptops and mobile devices for recycling.

There was a Glos County XR meeting at the Beacon on Monday 19th attended by Cheltenham, Glos, Nailsworth and Forest of Dean XR members to discuss the way forward for the county and how to work together towards Earthstrike and 7 October Rebellion.

Sun 22 Sept – Midday onwards – There is a Rebellion Training Day at Lansdown Hall including training and affinity group building, ready for the October actions. More info coming soon.

The Red Rebels are part of the Earth Strike on the 20/9/19. We are taking part in an action on the 21/9/19 as part of the XR youth action in Gloucester. They need a livestreamer and support person. Please contact Rebecca in the Facebook group if you can help.

XR Bristol are planning to produce an XR free paper and are looking for local distributors and coordinators. Contact Senan.

Sat 24 Aug this weekend – Training the Speakers for the Heading for Extinction Talk is now full. There will be further NVDA training coming up.

25 October – Ecocide event at the Sub Rooms £20 Stop Ecocide!

Clothes Swap – organised by Esme at the Beacon. Val will be printing onto clothes and there will be some upcycling of garments ready for the Rebellion.

28 Sept – It’s Judy’s birthday and she has invited all XR at the Scout hut off Parliament St. Pete the Temp is entertaining and the suggestion is to wear something interesting on your head!!!

Sat 31 Aug – There will be leafleting about the Earthstrike on Sat 31st at the Farmers Market. Many hands are needed to bring this to the attention of people and their employers.

21/22 Sept is the Autumn Equinox – Ames is suggesting a get-together on Swifts Hill.

Thurs 5 Sept – Heading for Extinction talk will take place at Stroud Brewery with Jo Robins and Sarah Lunnon at 7pm Small groups. There will be leaflets produced for this to distribute.

Sat 5 October XR fundraising – will include an auction of a variety of pledges, i.e. massage, dinner for 2, therapies, art, wine tour, boat trip etc. However, we are still looking for some special donations. If you know someone with a caravan, boat, cottage etc. who would be willing to offer a trip, weekend stay please get in touch. We need to raise some serious money for the rebellion! Please contact us if you have any donations for prizes.

There is a SW training weekend in Barstaple, Devon on FB before the Rebellion.

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