A group of people dressed as airport landing crew and wearing fake moustaches.

Super Saturday Roundup 12/02/22

Saturday, February 12, saw a Super Saturday of protests for Bristol with six demos, some large, some small, happening across the city centre.  Anyone would have been pushed to make it to all six (this intrepid reporter had to jog on more than one occasion during the day!). But if you missed out, below is a round up of all the action, and a look … Continue reading Super Saturday Roundup 12/02/22

Four activists hold a banner reading "Youth Climate Swarm"

Youth Climate Swarm Return For More Daring Disruption

Returning for a second round of road blocking, Youth Climate Swarm yesterday demonstrated that they are growing in strength and in nerve.  The group first took action in Bristol in January when around 40 activists used swarming, blocking roads for intervals of seven minutes, on a number of minor roads around the city centre.  Yesterday (Saturday, February 12) a slightly larger group, joined by a … Continue reading Youth Climate Swarm Return For More Daring Disruption

A group of protesters stand in the road. Three of them hold a banner saying "Stop Burning Our Future"

Youth Climate Swarm Break Onto Bristol’s Protest Scene

‘Hello. We are sorry for the inconvenience today. We will only take up six minutes of your time.’ These were the words, spoken through a megaphone, with which Youth Climate Swarm (YCS) announced their entry onto Bristol’s protest scene.  Having emerged in London in December, it was only a matter of time until the movement spread to Bristol, and on Prince Street Bridge at 12.30pm … Continue reading Youth Climate Swarm Break Onto Bristol’s Protest Scene

Six young people carry a banner at a climate march.

Youth Swarm to Disrupt Bristol at Weekend

On Saturday (January 15), protest group Youth Climate Swarm will take action on the streets of Bristol.  Having first emerged in London in December, Youth Climate Swarm activists use the tactic of swarming, or repeatedly blocking roads for short periods of time, to cause disruption and publicise their demands.  In Bristol, the activists, all young people under the age of 30, hope to pressure national … Continue reading Youth Swarm to Disrupt Bristol at Weekend