Join Scotland’s Climate March Saturday 28 November 2015
Published on 23 November, 2015
Scotland's Climate March. Show your colours for climate, justice and jobs on Saturday 28 November, 2015.
Thousands of delegates are converging on Paris for the UN Climate Change Conference which runs from 30 November to 11 December. The goal? To hammer out a global deal on climate change.
Ahead of the event, Scotland is holding its Climate March in Edinburgh on Saturday 28 November. Church of Scotland members will be at the march, so join us to help send a strong and clear message about what we can do to tackle climate change.
Meet at the pre-march church service, or look out for our banners in The Meadows and join in!
What to expect:
St Alberts Chapel,
University Catholic Chaplaincy George Square,
EH8 9LD, Edinburgh
- Gather at The Meadows (near Middle-Meadow Walk).
- March sets off:heading down Forrest Road, across George IV Bridge and then down the Mound
- Once the march arrives at the Ross Bandstand in Princes Street Gardens (West) the rally will kick off. The rally will be compered by Hardeep Singh Kohli and feature live music from Colonel Mustard & the Dijon 5 and a great line-up of speakers
15:00 - Rally ends
Getting to Edinburgh
Buses are being organised from across the country. Spaces are availalble on the buses from Aberdeen, Dumfries, Dunkeld and Glasgow. but booking is essential to guarantee your place. If you know of other buses, get in touch.
- Find out who is marching for Climate, Justice and Jobs
- Find out why 2015 is an important year for action on climate
- Make some noise on the march - would you like to learn how to make some recycled musical instruments? Limited places, register your interest
- Learn songs and chants for the march: join the music workshop on the morning of the march
- SCIAF are making a patchwork quilt to take to Paris, come along and add your personal square at the craft workshop.
Spread the word: download the poster (pdf file) and the flyer (pdf file) to share and the Supporter Toolkit (pdf) for more info
Tell your friends about the march: invite them to the Facebook event
If you use social media, use #ScotClimateMarch and tell us why you are marching using #WhyImMarching
Read our news article in The Scotsman about the march