Forthcoming events

Easy to print list of events coming up in the next twelve months.

Wed, 24/10/2018 - 01:00
United Nations Day.
This is a regular event
Fri, 26/10/2018 - 00:00
Europe for the Many

A major international conference marking a major coming together of the European left, centre left and civil society.
Participants include Socialist Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Costa, Greek Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalatos, Green Party Leader Caroline Lucas and Momentum’s Laura Parker. Also speaking will be journalists Ash Sarkar and Zoe Williams, and campaigners Nick Dearden, Asad Rehman and Shaista Aziz.

London School of Economics
This is not a regular event
Sat, 27/10/2018 - 00:00
Stop Arming Saudi Arabia vigil

Silent Vigil 12.30-1.30 at The Cross, Chester.

This is a regular event
Sat, 27/10/2018 - 14:30
Musical Protest and petition: No More Arms Fairs at ExCel.

ELAAF (East London Against the Arms Fair) Musical Protests aim to raise awareness of the arms trade and campaigns for the cancellation of all arms fair at ExCeL or anywhere else.

Supporters are needed to give out leaflets, put up/hold up posters and collect signatures for a petition.

Probably at Prince Regent DLR entrance but look the other end (Custom House) if no-one there.
From Prince Regent Docklands Light Railway Station just follow the signs to ExCeL. Wheelchair accessible, lift from platform level to walkway.

This is a regular event
Mon, 29/10/2018 - 18:00
Moving Towards a New UN

Distinguished speakers from across the board with the special knowledge of how United Nations work will explore, analyse and put forward proposals how UN can become a relevant organisation fit enough to tackle the huge threats and challenges of 21st Century.

Chair: Rita Payne, President Emeritus, Commonwealth Journalists Association

Confirmed Speakers:
Jeremy Gilley, Founder of Peace One Day
Natalie Samarasinghe, Executive Director of UNA-UK
Fabian Hamilton MP, Shadow Minister for Peace and Disarmament (invited)
Akbar Khan, Secretary General, Commonwealth Parliamentary Association
Julia Häusermann MBE, Founder, Rights & Humanity
Vijay Mehta, Author and Chair, Uniting for Peace

Free, donations welcome.
Hilton London Euston, 17-18 Upper Woburn Place, London WC1H 0HT
Uniting for Peace
For registrations, please contact: Vijay Mehta Email: Phone: 07776 231 018
This is a regular event
Mon, 29/10/2018 - 18:45
Japan and the Asia Pacific

With Christopher Hughes. Christopher Hughes is Professor of International Relations at the LSE and a former Director of the Asia Research Centre. He specialises in the Asia Pacific region and has been a visiting fellow at two Japanese universities. He will talk about the current political and economic situation in Japan and the geopolitical challenges it faces in the Asia Pacific as it pursues a more interventionist foreign policy.

Nearest tube station Farringdon. 6.45pm (doors open 6.30).

£3, concessions £2, tickets on door.
Café Diplo at The Gallery, 70/77 Cowcross Street, London EC1M 6EL.
Friends of Le Monde Diplomatique
Info 07435 844 130 or see our website
This is not a regular event
Wed, 31/10/2018 - 00:00
Women in Black Silent vigil

Women in Black Silent vigil against militarism and war.
Women only, wear black if possible.
In February the vigils will be about Palestine and Israel.

Future vigils – see attached timetable.

Edith Cavell Statue, St Martin's Place, London WC2.
This is a regular event
Wed, 31/10/2018 - 17:30
A fresh view on conflict: Logics of security versus the logics of peace at the example of the Korean conflict
Leeds LS1 3HE

Speaker: Dr Christine Schweitzer, Chair of War Resisters International.
Organiser: Dr Rachel Julian, Director of CeASR, Centre for Applied Social Research (CeASR), Leeds Beckett University.

This is a regular event
Wed, 31/10/2018 - 19:30
Research and the Public Good: Ethics, priorities and conflicts of opinion.
London WC1R 4RL.

By Sir Paul Nurse. Presented by The Martin Ryle Trust and Conway Hall. Doors open 7pm

Tickets £8 (£4 for CH members)
Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, Holborn.
More info and ticket booking:
This is not a regular event
Wed, 31/10/2018 - 19:30
This Evil Thing.

Michael Mears' acclaimed solo play about Britain's WW1 conscientious objectors.

KENDAL Friends Meeting House LA9 4BH
01539 731642
This is not a regular event