The group return to the streets of Norwich, staging this striking and moving Die in at the Norwich Forum.
Nick Bradley was one of our local members attending.
As the bells of St Peter Mancroft struck the first note of 12 O'clock, we laid down in stillness on the pavement in front of the Norwich Forum as our part of a worldwide mass die-in. A powerful statement of the crisis we face, the banner laying before us clearly speaking out our message:
If we want to avoid an intolerable future for our children, then we must all take action now.
After the strike of twelve, the bells continued to ring and a light rain fell on our faces adding to the funeral atmosphere and observed with respect by many people passing and those inside the Forum.
Following the high profile rebellion protests in London, I found this silent action an effective means of communicating what for many of us is still unthinkable. To participate in the die-in, for me, was to simultaneously connect directly with the earth, to be in solidarity with those who are already suffering the consequences of climate breakdown and to contemplate all that we may lose.
In rebellious gratitude,
Read the article in the EDP here.