The Climate Choir Movement

Peaceful protest

on the climate and nature emergency

The Climate Choir Movement has choirs in Bristol, Bath, Oxford, London, Sheffield, Swansea, Plymouth, Portsmouth & Southampton

About the choir

The Climate Choir Movement has grown rapidly since Autumn 2022 and now has choirs in Bath, Bristol, Forest of Dean, Guildford, London, Oxford, Plymouth, Portsmouth, Sheffield, Southampton, Swansea, Ballycastle & Exeter.

The Movement has a collective ethos where all are involved in making it thrive. A core group coordinate major activities whilst local choirs arrange their own events, inviting other nearby choirs to join in if they wish.

What’s Been Happening?

Defend Our Juries

7 April 2024: Taking inspiration from the early Quakers’ principle of ‘speaking truth to power’ and the view that juries must be allowed to vote according to their conscience, climate choir singers...

Houses of Parliament

7 March 2024: Stop Rosebank! No drilling in the North Sea! Over a hundred Climate Choir singers entered the Houses of Parliament in an extraordinary action to protest the idiocy of a new oil field...

Eradicate Ecocide, The City, London

4 December 2023: Financial decision-makers in the City of London were serenaded with a specially-composed rousing song. Its message: that environmentally-damaging decisions and acts (ecocide) by...

Unite to Survive South West

28 October 2023: Nature, climate and social justice groups gathered to raise the messages that must be central to all on the planet. The all-age crowd marched through the historic city of Bath with...

Flash mob at the Science Museum

7 October 2023: Fossil fuel funding corporations Adani and BP are sponsoring education programmes and an exhibition on the future of energy – can this be right? Singers massed inside the world-famous...

Songs for Gaia at Bath Abbey

30 September 2023: Gaia, the whole earth, suspended over singers from Bath Climate Choir, reminding all of the vital need to protect our planet. The work by artist Luke Jerram, together with songs...

Royal Courts of Justice London

26 July 2023: Singers support justice for climate activist Marcus Decker who has appealed against the length of a sentence given last year. The song: 'The Climate's Changing What Are We Doing?' was...

Barclays AGM

3 May 2023: Singers from Bristol, London, Bath, Stroud, Oxford and Southampton interrupt Barclays Chairman Nigel Higgins and directors with a song inspired by the Spice Girls: ‘Stop Right Now Stop...

Climate Choir Movement crescendos

1st May 2023: On May Day the recently-formed Bath Climate Choir sings Let Us Stand: ‘as we face the coming storm, for we love this land, let’s work for a better dawn’ on a site where people have...

The Big One, London

21 April 2023: The Climate Choir Movement grows as choirs from Bristol, Bath and London join with newly-formed choirs from Southampton, Swansea and Oxford to sing rousing renditions of Let Us Stand...

UK Divest Day in the City of London

24 March 2023: UK Divest Day of Action: the Bristol, London and Bath Climate Choirs sing out in the City of London to change minds and hearts on the urgent need to divest from fossil fuels and move...

Our first action

4 February 2023: The choir accompanies the Red Rebels at the No Airport Expansion rally. The seeds for the choir were sown back in November when the court sat to decide on challenges to expansion of...

The launch of the choir

4 January 2023: It all starts! 'Let Us Stand' and 'We Got All the Love' are our first songs. We’ll use song for peaceful protest to get the message across: all of us have to act now. Harmonious sounds...


29 April 2022: Prelude to the formation of the Bristol Climate Choir: a singing flash mob interrupts HSBC Chairman Mark Tucker’s AGM speech with Money, Money, Money, a variation on the song by Abba...

Sample a rehearsal

Bristol Climate Choir are happy to invite you to test out a rehearsal. 
You are welcome to join in – either in person, should you live near enough, or via zoom.
The rehearsals take place on the
first Wednesday of the month
from 7-9pm
For the zoom link please email
In person at
The Studio, 24 Gibson Road, Cotham, Bristol BS6 5SG
The room is accessible: please email for details