Peace

HENRY RICHARD 1812 - 1888

Sun, 01/04/2012 - 13:30 - 14:30
Town/City: 
LONDON

On the bicentenary of his birth, come and celebrate the life and work of this remarkable Welshman: energetic Congregational minister, diligent MP, internationally recognised Apostle of Peace, foremost 19th Century advocate of a league of nations and a permanent system of international arbitration, tireless campaigner against militarism and for a reduction in armaments, champion of improved educational access for all.

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Peace in the Park Festival 2012

Sat, 09/06/2012 (All day)
Town/City: 
Sheffield

8 stages of music, peace talks, live art, food & drink, crafts and activism.

From Midday - 8pm

Admission: FREE

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I’m Okay, You’re not Okay: Neocolonialism and US/UK Foreign Policy today

Fri, 20/01/2012 - 13:00 - 14:00
Town/City: 
Norwich

Speaker Dr Lee Marsden. Dr Lee Marsden is Senior Lecturer in International Relations in the School of Political, Social and International Studies. He is a specialist in US Foreign Policy, religion and security and teaches modules on international security and conflict resolution, fundamentalism, religion and international relations. He is a regular speaker at national and international conferences and has been awarded a UEA ‘Excellence in Teaching’ award.

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The Life and Times of I F Stone.

Wed, 14/03/2012 - 19:00 - 21:00
Town/City: 
London

D D Guttenplan (“American Radical: The Life and Times of I F Stone”) explores the life and work of one of the 20th centuries’ great radical journalists.

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Rebel Clowning Workshop.

Sat, 03/03/2012 - 00:00 - Sun, 04/03/2012 - 00:00
Town/City: 
London

Become a rebel clown! Facilitated by Trŵper Tŵp & Capten Cyboli of CIRCA .To cover venue hire and train fare for recruiting sergeants a suggested contribution is £15-£40 depending on pocket. Booking and a small deposit are essential. The training is physical (but not strenuous) so do wear loose, comfortable clothing. Participants are requested to bring food to share.

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Culture Beyond Oil

Wed, 25/01/2012 - 19:00
Town/City: 
London

Art Not Oil, Liberate Tate, Platform presents: ‘Culture Beyond Oil'
Campaign groups ‘Platform’, ‘Art Not Oil’ and ‘Liberate Tate’ have recently released a hundred-page arts publication exploring the murky relationship between big oil and big art. For more than 20 years, BP has been sponsoring Tate galleries, and every major cultural institution in London has recently taken money from Shell or BP.

£3, redeemable against any purchase.

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Afghanistan behind the headlines: Stories from the grassroots

Thu, 09/02/2012 - 19:30 - 21:00
Town/City: 
London

A slide talk by photojournalist Guy Smallman, recently returned from Afghanistan, with ex-soldier Ben Griffin. Also screening Guy's film Fifteen Million Afghans.

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Quaker Peace and Social Witness

Submitted by QPSW on Mon, 12/12/2011 - 14:15

Quaker Peace and Social Witness has an extensive programme of speakers on all our areas of work.

Alison Williams

Submitted by Merton UNA on Mon, 12/12/2011 - 14:02

Alison Williams is available to talk on UN Reform and Global Governance. She’s Secretary of the Merton Branch of UNA and Coordinator of UNGA-Link UK, a network of UNA MEMBERS concerned to enhance UN-Civil Society relations. She’s a former UN tour guide, and did postgraduate work on the Commonwealth and the UN, and the League of Nations.

Vijay Mehta

Submitted by Anonymous on Mon, 12/12/2011 - 13:56

Vijay Mehta MA is an author and global activist for peace, development, human rights and environment. His books include, ‘The Fortune Forum Code: For a Sustainable Future’, ‘The United Nations and Its Future in the 21st Century’, and ‘Arms No More’. He is president of VM Centre for Peace and co-founder and trustee of Fortune Forum charity which works for the eradication of poverty, environmental sustainability, halting the onslaught of diseases, protection of human rights, and peacebuilding.

Holy Innocents: A cry from the heart for the children of Africa and the Middle East

Wed, 28/12/2011 - 11:00 - 14:30
Town/City: 
London

Holy Innocents service beginning at 11.00 am. The service will include music and song from these regions and also some pieces from the Iona Community. All group singers would be most welcome - there will be a practice session at 10.30. This will be followed after lunch at 2.00 by a 30-minute witness at the Innocent Victims' Memorial outside Westminster Abbey. These events are being organised by the Anglican Pacifist Fellowship for the Network of Christian Peace Organisations.

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Nipponzan Myohoji Peace Pagoda Anniversary Ceremony

Sun, 17/06/2012 - 01:00
Town/City: 
Milton Keynes

The Peace Pagoda was built in 1980 by the Monks and Nuns of Nipponzan Myohoji assisted by Peace workers of many other religions, as a physical expression of their prayers for peace. Anniversary ceremony at the Peace Pagoda in the open air, at which prayers from many different faiths are offered towards the objective of a peaceful world, followed by lunch and a multi-cultural event in the afternoon, with song, dance, poetry readings etc. to celebrate the cultural diversity of our world. The Ceremony will begin with prayers at 10:30am, and continue until approximately 3:30pm.

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London Pacifism and Nonviolence Discussion Group: “pacifism and property damage”

Tue, 10/01/2012 - 19:00 - 21:00
Town/City: 
London

This is a controversial issue for some pacifists. Is, for example, destroying military equipment the epitome of nonviolence? Or do such actions create a (counterproductive) “climate of violence”, frighten potential allies, and create a bad image? The Tuesday meeting group has a Facebook page at http://tinyurl.com/cjvlapq

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Housmans Peace Resource Project

To find other peace-related organisations, all over the world, check out the Housmans World Peace Database, at www.housmans.info/wpd

Town/City: 
London
Postcode: 
N1 9DY

International Peace Bureau

The International Peace Bureau is dedicated to the vision of a World Without War.

Saferworld

Saferworld is an independent organisation that works directly with local people as well as through governments and international bodies to prevent violent conflict and encourage co-operative approache

Annual ‘Independence FROM America’ day.

Wed, 04/07/2012 - 17:00 - 21:00
Town/City: 
MENWITH HILL

The American base at Menwith Hill is the largest US intelligence base outside of the United States. Menwith Hill is on the A59 Harrogate to Skipton road and nine miles from Harrogate, North Yorkshire.

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Faringdon Peace Group

Town/City: 
Faringdon, Oxon

Pax Christi Annual Advent Peace Service.

Mon, 05/12/2011 - 19:30
Town/City: 
London

Pax Christi Annual Advent Peace Service.
Followed by alternative Christmas Market in Maria Fidelis school hall also in Phoenix Road.

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Pax Christi Annual Advent Peace Service.

Mon, 05/12/2011 - 19:30
Town/City: 
London

Pax Christi Annual Advent Peace Service.
Followed by alternative Christmas Market in Maria Fidelis school hall also in Phoenix Road.

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