ArtCOP21 launch will fill St Pancras Station with music, poetry and talks

Katie Hill - Editor-in-Chief, My Green Pod

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Published: 28 November 2015

This Article was Written by: Katie Hill - My Green Pod


On Monday 30 November – the first day of COP21 – ArtCOP21 will partner with 100% renewable energy firm Good Energy to deliver a live and loud range of performances calling for major climate action.

ArtCOP21 – a global festival of cultural activity on climate change

Trains to Paris

Earth can you hear us? will fill the Grand Terrace at London’s St Pancras Station with music, poetry and talks, as UK delegates board the trains bound for Paris to participate in the most crucial United Nations summit in history.

The event will be hosted by BBC Radio 1 presenter Gemma Cairney, and star UN Climate Poet Kathy Jetnil-Kijiner and internationally acclaimed beatboxer Shlomo.

Also speaking will be David Buckland, director of Cape Farewell – the UK organisation behind the ArtCOP21 programme – and Juliet Davenport, founder of Good Energy.

Earth can you hear us? will also feature a very special mid-set surprise celebrating the power of collaboration and community to bring about positive change. Click here to join the event on Facebook.

Climate is culture

With over 400 events in 46 countries, ArtCOP21 is connecting hundreds of thousands of people to the climate challenge through an extensive global programme of major public art installations, exhibitions, concerts, performances, talks, conferences, workshops, family events and film screenings taking place right across Paris and worldwide.

Throughout COP21, COAL and Cape Farewell will be holding a daily programme of events at La Gaîté Lyrique, Paris, featuring fantastic key speakers such as Jeremy Leggett, Gideon Mendel and Lucy + Jorge Orta.

Click here to find out more about ArtCOP21 and the events scheduled in Paris and elsewhere.

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