Arts & Culture declare a
Climate & Ecological Emergency

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**If you're based in the East of England - Norfolk, Suffolk, wider East Anglia - please do join the first meeting of the East of England Hub at 6pm on Monday 7th February 2022 by Zoom. Please register here.

For more info email Lucy Enskat (Hocus Pocus Theatre) and Genevieve Rudd (Under Open Sky)**

We are a growing international movement of individuals and organisations in the cultural sector declaring climate and ecological emergency. This means telling the truth, taking action and seeking justice.

CDEs strategic plan available to read
here and information on the new structure and working groups is available here

Vision: That the cultural sector is a leading contributor in creating a regenerative future that protects the planet and sustains everyone, everywhere.
Mission: To grow, support and mobilise a movement of declarers in the UK cultural sector, and inspire and work with others internationally.
Values: Our values are underpinned by Truth-telling, Action-taking and Justice-seeking.

Join us!
Here’s how…

Join our public list of declarers by signing up here, whether you are an individual or on behalf of an organisation 
Create a statement about why you’ve declared and what you plan to do - simply a sentence or a fuller plan
Put a kitemark on your website or email, and use it when you announce your declarationSpread the word and invite others to declare too. Use hashtags #CultureDeclaresEmergency and #CultureTakesAction Follow us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter 
Get active in your organisation, network or local area to set goals and share learning
Get more involved with us by forming a local Culture Declares group, join a Working Group, or take part in our Actions & Events

There will be opportunities to host your own events, assemblies and actions across the country throughout the Autumn - platforming your community's response to the times of emergency we're in. This is our chance to express a collective voice and call for political and community action as we build up to COP26 in November 2021.

When we launched in April 2019, we were the first professional declaration movement. Our call to action has been taken up by many sectors including Architects Declare & Music Declares, with whom we collaborate on leveraging change. Read our joint statement here.

If you would like to partner with us, support us or write about us, you can email the National Coordinator at

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