Christian Aid Highlights Climate Change at Lovebox Festival

Christian Aid raised awareness of climate change at this year's Lovebox weekender festival, held 21-22 July, with the help of some 'outer space' volunteers.

Published 24 July 2007  |  
Christian Aid raised awareness of climate change at this year's Lovebox weekender festival, held 21-22 July, with the help of some 'outer space' volunteers.

A theatre group dressed as 'time travellers' wandered around the festival site to perform spontaneous theatre and spread the climate message.

The actors performed sketches about a wide range of climate issues of concern to Christian Aid.

According to the group's research, 182 million people in sub-Saharan Africa could die of diseases related to climate change by the end of this century.

As was the case at this year's T in the Park, Christian Aid also promoted its Cut the Carbon campaign, the longest climate change march in UK history.

In a similar mould to Oxfam's I Count campaign at Glastonbury, Christian Aid gathered support to petition the Government in making new carbon emission targets.

Performances at the event featured Blondie, Sly and the Family Stone and New Young Pony Club, Patrick Wolf, Junior Boys, Blood Red Shoes and Pull Tiger Tail.

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