****SATURDAY 16TH FEBRUARY 2019, 2PM, BRITISH MUSEUM**** A blockbuster exhibition with stolen ancient Iraqi objects on display – sponsored by the oil giant BP? We won’t let the British Museum clean up the image of this war-profiteering, climate-crashing company, while glossing over its own problematic past! 16 years after massive protests took place around the … More NO WAR, NO WARMING: join our mass takeover of the British Museum!
BP or not BP activists protested at the first day of the annual Portrait Awards in Edinburgh today, demanding an end to BP’s sponsorship of the exhibition and the arts. The group from BP or not BP Scotland, occupied the main chamber of the Scottish National Portrait Gallery singing ‘climate carols’ highlighting BP’s role in … More BP or not BP Scotland challenge the Scottish National Portrait Gallery
Saturday December 8th saw extraordinary scenes in the British Museum, as around 200 people gathered for an unofficial “Stolen Goods” tour, held without permission within the museum from 2pm to 4.30pm. Participants packed out museum galleries to hear a series of speakers challenge the museum to return stolen culture from Indigenous Australia, Iraq, the Pacific … More Hundreds join unofficial tour to challenge British Museum stolen items and BP sponsorship