In February, 1500 people joined us to protest BP’s sponsorship of the British Museum. We peacefully occupied the building and grounds for three days to shine a spotlight on the oil company’s impacts around the world, and the ways in which the museum’s own history and that of its sponsor were born out of colonialism … More Our statement on the reopening of the British Museum
On Monday 20th April, we want you to join us and other groups in a simple online action which will shine a spotlight on the impacts of BP’s Deepwater Horizon disaster, as well as highlighting ongoing struggles against fossil fuel expansion that are unfolding today. An explosion took place on the Deepwater Horizon drilling platform … More Join us in marking 10 years on from BP’s Gulf of Mexico oil spill!
This morning at 10.30am, 40 activists processed out of the British Museum after successfully occupying its iconic Great Court for 20 hours and creating a “durational artwork” overnight, in a challenge to the museum’s BP sponsorship deal. After smuggling sleeping bags, plaster bandages and a pop-up toilet into the museum, the group set about creating … More We just occupied the British Museum for 3 days, against BP sponsorship and colonialism