Last night (April 23rd), we occupied four rooms inside the British Museum after hours in protest against the museum’s controversial sponsor, the oil giant BP.
Ireland’s biggest traditional music festival has withdrawn Shell as a title sponsor of the event after pressure from environmental campaigners.
Organisers of the Fleadh Cheoil na hEireann, which involves 12,000 performers and draws an estimated attendance of 250,000 people each year, has decided to hand the sponsorship money back to Shell.
The organisers said it chose to
BP is an official partner of this year's Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games. For a small contribution, BP are painting themselves as generous, socially responsible and "green" - when nothing could be further from the truth. Art Not Oil have launched a new petition to coincide with the games, offering people an opportunity to say they love sport but without oil sponsorship. You can add
Art Not Oil coalition calls on National Portrait Gallery to break sponsorship ties with oil company responsible for climate change.
Earlier this afternoon 25 performers scattered throughout the National Portrait Gallery simultaneously