Dressed from head to toe in blood red clothing and veils, the slow moving, mime artists with emotionless faces, often seen around the Extinction Rebellion demonstrations are now commonly known as The Red Rebels.
They are accompanied by supporters handing out leaflets and newspapers explaining the message behind the art, to draw attention to issues of ecological and climate emergency.
It was explained to passers-by that one of the messages was the figures wear red to symbolise the blood of all the animals which have been affected by climate change in the past and will be in the future.
As the group worked their way through ancient buildings of learning and past modern buildings selling fast fashion they were greeted by mixed reactions.
There were nods and smiles of support, but also mumbles of annoyance.
Some people stopped and asked for explanations, while others plainly didn’t want to be educated.