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Coronavirus, the climate crisis and the need to stay connected

Artist and climate change campaigner Beccy McCray shares her thoughts about the current global pandemic and climate change.

Posted 16:15 Thursday, Apr 23, 2020 In: Covid-19 Tags: Beccy Mccray Climate Crisis coronavirus covid-19 When The Oak Spoke Wood People Connective

‘When The Oak Spoke’

‘When The Oak Spoke’ is a socially engaged art commission led by local visual artist, Beccy McCray for Wadhurst Culture: a community arts charity in Wadhurst in East Sussex. This year-long project reveals invisible forms of woodland communication and gives trees a voice – especially the oak, an important symbol of Wadhurst. 

Posted 15:24 Wednesday, Jun 12, 2019 In: Nature Tags: Beccy Mccray Emma Joliffe Gwyneth Herbert When The Oak Spoke Yoon-Ji Kim

‘When the Oak Spoke’

Hastings based environmental artist, Beccy McCray got Wadhurst talking when she launched her latest participatory arts project, ‘When the Oak Spoke’, an initiative commissioned by local arts charity, Wadhurst Culture. Over 250 attendees of all ages enjoyed a sun-filled event at Sparrows Green Pavilion and Recreation Ground, taking part in a range of activities, from talks to ‘poet-tree’.

Posted 20:40 Monday, Jul 2, 2018 In: Arts News Tags: Barnett's Bookshop Beccy Mccray Eat What You Sow Embers Collective Emma Joliffe Heather Woodward Luke Wallace The Woodland Trust Wadhurst Aloud When The Oak Spoke

Local artists celebrate the end of BP Tate sponsorship

A group of local artists called HEART (Hastings Environmental Artist Response Team) has issued a statement hailing the end of oil giant BP’s twenty-six year sponsorship of two of Britain’s most iconic art galleries, and calling for other institutions, local and national, to sever their links with the fossil fuel industries.

Posted 16:40 Wednesday, Mar 16, 2016 In: Arts News Tags: Beccy Mccray BP Britain Erica Smith Fossil fuel divestment Modern Sarah Macbeth Tate
Don't Frack With Sussex activist with Jeremy Corbyn

Don’t Frack With Sussex meet Corbyn

Hastings artist-activists, Don’t Frack With Sussex, protest energy minister’s short-sighted energy policy at London’s Climate March. Here’s their report of their day, including some time spent with Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn.

The Long Man of Wilmington

Frack off!

Hastings local residents have launched their new campaign, Don’t Frack With Sussex, to challenge the climate change strategy of the Rt Hon Amber Rudd, their MP and Secretary of State for Climate Change and Energy. Zelly Restorick reports.

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