Whether you’re brand new to EF! or have been coming for decades – join us to celebrate the 30th ever EF! summer gathering in the UK!

πŸ’œ We are very excited to announce the 30th ever Earth First! summer gathering in the UK! From 25th-29th July at Crabapple, a gorgeous community orchard in Shrewsbury in the West Midlands. We invite you to five days of workshops, skill shares, solidarity, socialising, and conspiring the destruction of capitalism, patriarchy, and all the forces of domination of humans and nature ✊ Travel info here, accessibility info here, info about wellbeing here.

🌈 It’s a space for radical thinkers, rebellious souls, and curious minds, bringing people together to strengthen and spread the radical ecological resistance movement across these northern isles that we call home. Join us! ☺️

🌱 Learn about current and past environmental struggles here and around the world, about (anti-)repression and movement victories, green anarchism and biocentrism, queer ecology and anti-colonial land justice. Or get your hands dirty in some of our more practical workshops, from direct action, skills to solar power, night navigation, tech security and more. Or just relax and enjoy the beautiful surroundings and let loose on the dance floor! πŸͺ©πŸ•Ί

πŸ₯• There will be three vegan meals a day, cooked by the wonderful EatFirst! collectve, donation-based. 🍝

πŸ«– Tea, coffee, cake and a tug shop will be provided by the amazing Veggies collective β˜•

🎲 There will be a kids’ space and programme too!

🚽 We’ll have compost toilets and even showers this year 🚿😯

πŸ₯ Are you new to EF!, have never been, maybe feeling a bit nervous? No worries, there are wonderful humans who will show you around, explain how things work, and sit down and have a cup of tea with!

🌳 Do you want to share stories from the past three decades of EF! in the UK, offer a workshop, or help out with the kids’ space? Questions on accessibility, transport (there will be a shuttle service from Shrewsbury train station) or food? Get in touch! earthfirstuk@riseup.net

πŸ”₯ Bring your friends, comrades, energy and ideas, and please spread the word! πŸ“’

πŸ• If you intend on bringing a dog friend, please let us know beforehand – there is limited space for dogs!

🚐 Please note that (depending on the weather) we might have very limited parking space and CANNOT guarantee that you can bring your car or live-in vehicle onto the site. If you need your vehicle for accessibility reasons, you will be prioritised – please send us an email! πŸš—