Possible Activist Events for BT2010

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Thanks to everyone who helped compile this amazing list!

The events in bold are the ones we are going to on the Biketour 2010:

  • 21 May - 5 June, Solidarity bikeride making links between communities resisting fossil-fuel extraction, from Merthyr, Wales to Rossport, Ireland. [1] --> Maybe this could even link up with the ecotopia biketour ?!?!?!?!
  • 12th June Naked bikeride, London, England [2]
  • 19th June Naked Bikeride, Brussels, Belgium (to be confirmed)
  • June (exact dates tbc) - UK National Climate Camp Gathering, probably in Leeds
  • 21-25 June - Interference art/activism event being organised by Mark, London, England
  • 23rd June - 24th August: Baltic Sea Info Tour, Nuclear Heritage [3] to raise awareness aginast radioactive polution of the baltic sea
  • 25th June Critical Mass, London, England

  • 26-27 June - Exmouth Exodus - SW England equivalent of Dunwich Dynamo (see below) [4]
  • 28 June - 1 July Towards Carfree Cities Conference IX - York, England

  • 2nd July - 28th Aug Otesha project starts cycling, Lands End, Cornwall, England
  • 2-7 July - Tour de Elbe, international CZ-D ride from Decin /CZ/ to Magdeburg /D/ to promote Elberadweg
  • 3-4 July - EuroVeloGex [5] followed by a 3-days cycling 5-7th July.
  • 4-5 July - bikes not cars festival Amsterdam www.bikesnotcars.wordpress.com
  • 1-4 July 2010 "Velorution Universelle" a big critical mass in Paris, France [6]
  • 3-12 July 2010 "Jungle Tour" an activist bike ride from Arras, via Calais & Dunkerque to Lille.
  • 3 July - 15 August "AlterTour" tour-de-france for a non-doped planet, France [7]
  • 1-6 july 2010 YOUPEC Geel, Antwerp, Belgium
  • 8-11 July FOIBOS greenways conference, Budapest, Hungary
  • 22nd July - 1st August Camp Action Climat (french climate camp [8]) near Le Havre, France.

  • 23-25 July The Big Tent, Falkland, Fife, Scotland
  • 25 July - 7 August - Tour de Natur (cycling tour middle of germany) www.tourdenatur.net
  • 23-27 July Peace News Summer Camp, Oxfordshire, England [9]
  • 24-25 July Dunwich Dynamo, London-Suffolk (east coast), England - 190km overnight bike ride, not really an activist event, but one of the biggest mass participation, not-sport, bike events in the UK [10]
  • 25. july - 01. aug. Sieben Linden Sommercamp 2010
  • 29th July - 4 Aug - Belgium Climate Camp, location unknown yet [11]
  • 30th July - Critical Mass, London (& Brighton England)
  • 1-21st August -Ecotopia, Flaeming, Germany [12]
  • 4-9 August – Earth First! Summer Camp, Derbyshire, UK [13]
  • 14th August - Oostende, Belgium. Climate event: film making, political panel discussions and arts.
  • 20th-22nd August - Nethen, Belgium (30 km from Brussels) Permaculture festival [www.festivalpermaculture.be]
  • 21st-29th August - Klima Camp, Erklenz, Germany [http:/www.klimacamp2010.de]

  • 27th september - 5th of october No borders camp, brussels. Probably interesting for people who want to travel on after BT.
  • ongoing: Rossport Shell to Sea solidarity camp, Ireland [14]
  • ongoing: (right now, at least!) Mainshill Solidarity Camp, southern scotland [15]
  • ongoing: Major environmental in countries like Ukraine !
  • ongoing: Huntingdon Lane camp, will hopefully still be existing and thriving when we arrive!

Dates not set yet:

  • YFoEE Summer Camp, probably early August, Poland
  • Reclaim the Fields [16] maybe Hungary, maybe Germany or Poland (near the border)..
  • Peasant's activist camp in Brittany, France