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Building XR Nottm Rebel Assembly

Let’s create the most beautiful, powerful and regenerative XR Nottingham that we can!

The process will be built around 2 sessions, with the morning session feeding into the afternoon session. All Nottingham Rebels are invited to attend at least one session, preferably both.

If you are new to XR, please turn up to a fast-track 30min long welcome session at either 10am or 1pm.


Non-violent Direct Action Training

We will cover the following:

-The history of NVDA

-What makes NVDA successful?

-What’s your personal definition to guide your actions?

-Practical skills in actions  Everyone welcome


The Monday Meet Up Sessions with Extinction Rebellion Nottingham

The Monday Meet Up Sessions

All Welcome to friendly, supportive, interactive sessions

8th Nov. From Despair to Empowerment

Sharing our hopes, fears, frustrations enables us to keep going, avoid burn out, build trust, and create the strong and supportive relationships we need in the climate movement. We will emerge refreshed, inspired and re invigorated. based on Active Hope by Joanna Macy

15th Nov. How to talk about the climate after COP

Practise in talking persuasively to friends, colleagues, on stalls, to MPs , anyone. Skills of deep listening, bridge building across differences, de bunking Greenwash, challenging Government and fossil fuel companies and still offering hopeful possibilities

22nd Nov. Non Violent Direct Action N.V.D.A.

We will cover the following. Our long and noble world wide history. What makes NVDA successful? What’s your personal definition to guide your actions? Practical skills in actions.

29th Nov. De escalation techniques as part of Non Violent Action.

For individuals in heated conflict, angry members of the public, for groups and police in non violent actions, for ourselves when we get agitated. Skills and strategies to practice.

WHERE? Sumac Centre, 245, Gladstone St,NG7 6HX
WHEN? 7.15 till 9pm
WHO FOR? everyone welcome however new or experienced

Hosted by Extinction Rebellion Nottingham

Marcha-a-Glasgow – Spanish Contingent To COP-26

A group of Spanish activists are walking for 30 days to the COP26 climate summit which will be held in Glasgow in November 2021.

Local climate activists will join the group along their route.  GWe are delighted to meet and host the delegation in Nottingham overnight on Monday 11th / Tuesday 12th October.

Please join us in sharing a meal and sharing their news.

More at website & instagram


XR Regen Culture training

A Nottingham-based group supporting the Extinction Rebellion movement – fighting against climate breakdown and the extinction crisis.

Join us at this training evening on “regenerative culture” : action wellbeing & de-escalation in preparation for the October Rebellion.

Community Climate Action Networking Event

An opportunity for community groups in Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire, Nottingham and Derby focused on tackling climate change and other environmental problems to meet to share their projects, successes, struggles and ideas. There will also be workshop focused on creating and maintaining a healthy culture within groups.

The event will begin with a bring and share lunch – please bring something to share (let us know if you have any dietary requirements). NB: Sumac’s kitchen is strictly vegan, but vegetarian food can be brought into the room we are meeting in, so long as it doesn’t go into the kitchen.

If you are part of a community group and would like to bring a short workshop/talk about a project you are running/have run please get in touch. Otherwise, come and be inspired.

We are running a similar event in Chesterfield on 23rd March. You are welcome to attend whichever event is more convenient for you, regardless of which county you live in.

Keeping it in the Ground // Anti-fracking // Mobiliser Tour

This Nottingham date is part of a national tour taking place 10th-20th October. The evening will focus on:

– the latest plans from the fracking and coal industries to extract fossil fuels in the UK

– what is direct action, and how can it be a powerful tactic to help communities achieve change

– what we can learn from previous direct action campaigns against environmentally destructive campaigns

– what might direct action against the fossil fuel industry look like here in the UK

– how we can coordinate our actions to stop these industries in their tracks

Food and drink will be available from 6pm ready for a 7pm start time!

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