Peace

UN Peace Day.

Fri, 21/09/2012 - 19:30
Town/City: 
Liverpool

Concert and film show
a) Claire Mooney singer/songwriter
b) Video clips from UN and POD websites showing achievements with
the day of ceasefire, e.g. clearing landmines, innoculations etc.
c) Local poets.
Bar, refreshments, doors open 7.00pm

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Price: 
2
Wheelchair Accessibility: 
yes

"Africa - does the West know best?"

Fri, 21/09/2012 - 19:30
Town/City: 
HEREFORD.

UN International Day of Peace meeting with John Nelson from the Forest People's Project.

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Talking Together - Dialogue Skills for a Peaceful Society

Northern Friends Peace Board logo
Sat, 14/07/2012 - 10:30 - 16:30
Town/City: 
Manchester

Cross St Unitarian Chapel, Central Manchester
Saturday 14th July
10.30am - 4.30pm

(Registration and refreshments 9.45 - 10.30am Vegetarian Lunch provided)

This is an opportunity to learn about different approaches to dialogue, drawing on the skills and experiences of two national projects.

Among other issues, the workshops will cover:
• The role of dialogue in building resilient communities.
• Improving the quality and depth of conversations.
• Disagreeing whilst maintaining good relationships.
• Sharing stories as a way of building bridges.

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Price: 
£5 - £15
Wheelchair Accessibility: 
Yes

'THE BALLAD OF THOSE WHO DRINK THE SUN'

Sun, 17/06/2012 - 20:00
Town/City: 
London

The work of Turkey’s national poet Nazim Hikmet brought to life by the unique Songlines Choir in London’s most atmospheric venue.

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£12/£8 ADVANCE

'RAF' Croughton 10th Annual Rally

Sat, 06/10/2012 - 12:00 - 15:00
Town/City: 
Croughton

Rally at US Communications Base as part of Keep Space for Peace Week.
Location is 3 miles north of M40 jnct 10 - assemble on Portway NN13 5LY and march 1 mile to Main Gates.
Speakers, music, hot teas, cold drinks, disabled toilet
Bring picnic, family, friends, flags and Peace!

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The nature of empathy: What enables empathy, what blocks it

Wed, 20/06/2012 - 18:15 - 20:00
Town/City: 
London

Discussion event exploring empathy and dyspathy (the blocking of empathy). With Professor Lynne Cameron (Professor of Applied Linguistics, Open University) and Rachel Heilbron from the Three Faiths Forum. Register here: http://tinyurl.com/cmrocdx

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Price: 
£5 suggested donation
Wheelchair Accessibility: 
yes

The Economics of Killing

Tue, 10/07/2012 - 18:30 - 21:00
Town/City: 
BIRMINGHAM.

Members of Birmingham UNA have invited author Vijay Mehta, Chair of Uniting for Peace, to give a talk on his book followed by a Q/A session till 9:00pm. The book, The Economics of Killing published by Pluto Press, describes how the Military Industrial Complex works, its links with the global financial crisis and “the role Western governments play in perpetuating conflict”.
Public meeting, all welcome.

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Peace Networking Summer Party

Tue, 17/07/2012 - 17:30 - 20:30
Town/City: 
London

Come and meet your co-workers for Peace. Relax, chat, enjoy good food and drink (wine/beer/alcohol-free) and put the world to rights!
Please bring food and drink to share, musical instruments or your singing voice, ideas for fun, ideas for future campaigning for peace.
See http://www.stmellitus.org.uk/ for map and directions/bus routes.
All welcome.

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Free event – Donations welcome.

Just Supper at The Well at Willen

Fri, 01/06/2012 - 19:30
Town/City: 
Milton Keynes

Just Supper at 7.30pm, followed at 8.15 by a presentation from Peter Facey on the work of ‘Unlock Democracy - the UK’s leading campaign for democracy, rights and freedoms’. To reserve a supper place at Open Table, ring 01908 242190 or email bookings@thewellatwillen.org.uk. PLEASE give at least 24 hours’ notice if a meal is required.

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'Drone warfare: Afghanistan and beyond'

Wed, 13/06/2012 - 19:30
Town/City: 
Huddersfield

Chris Cole will explore the increased use of armed drones around the globe and examine the growing legal ethical and moral concerns this raises

Chris Cole is author of Convenient Killing: Armed Drones and the Playstation Mentality and maintains the Drone Wars UK blog. He is convenor of the Drone Campaign Network and regularly speaks to local groups and the media on drones and the growth of remote warfare. Chris was formerly director of the Fellowship of Reconciliation and coordinator of Campaign Against Arms Trade (CAAT).
http://www.facebook.com/events/294985213928665/

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Free entry

Ecumenical Service in memory of Franz Jagerstatter

Thu, 09/08/2012 - 18:30
Town/City: 
London

Annual service. Afterwards, at 7.45, there will be a Peace Walk to the London Peace Pagoda (see separate diary entry).

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Peace Festival

Sat, 09/06/2012 - 10:00 - 16:00
Town/City: 
Llanrwst

Peace Festival to promote peace, harmony and understanding in Llanrwst and the villages of the Conwy Valley. Stalls and workshops including drumming, dance, reiki, music, labyrinth walking and more. All proceeds to local charities. Contact and directions: www.maesybryncampsite.co.uk.

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Peace and Ecology Festival

Sat, 21/07/2012 - 12:00 - 18:00
Town/City: 
Liverpool

Free Music, Dance and Poetry event, information and craft stalls, food and refreshment available all afternoon.
Volunteers wanted from 10am to 7pm to help setting up and clearing up, fetching and carrying from cars, selling raffle tickets etc.

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Wheelchair Accessibility: 
Venue is disabled access with a ramp for wheel chairs.

Grand Peace Fete

Sat, 07/07/2012 - 14:00 - 17:00
Town/City: 
Faringdon, Oxon

Stalls, games, teas, curries, music, all in a beautiful garden setting
To be opened by Ed Vaizey MP
Clock House is between Faringdon and Highworth on the B4019.

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Free Entry

Drones on our doorstep

Fri, 11/05/2012 - 15:00
Town/City: 
Shenstone

3pm: Vigil/protest outside the UAV (drones) factory, Lynn Lane, Shenstone. Note – meet at 2.45pm at Shenstone station.Stopping train from B’ham to Lichfield.
4.15pm: Seminar in Methodist Church Hall.
5.30pm: Bring and share tea.
7pm: Public meeting in Methodist Church Hall with Chris Cole, Director of National Drones Network.

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Building Momentum for Peace

Mon, 10/09/2012 - 18:30 - 20:30
Town/City: 
London

This Annual Erskine Childers Lecture is the 16th in a series of lectures which Uniting for Peace is presenting in memory of Erskine Childers, author and UN Diplomat. the 2012 meeting will explore ideas, strategies and solutions for preserving peace and achieving a just and fair world.
Guest speaker Jan Pronk - former development minister of Netherlands.

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Peace Day Event

Fri, 21/09/2012 - 19:30 - 22:00
Town/City: 
Bromley

Speakers, readings, music, stalls, films, alternative therapies and refreshments. If you or your group would like to take part in the Peace One Day event or attend Bromley Peace Council meetings, please contact Ann Garrett. Please come and share information/ideas/talk. Meetings are at 3pm; next one on 21 October at Therapy Centre, 96 Martins Rd, Shortlands BR2.

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London Pacifism and Nonviolence Discussion Group: Nonviolence and animal rights

Tue, 12/06/2012 - 19:00
Town/City: 
London

The London Pacifism and Nonviolence Discussion Group meet on the second Tuesday every month, from 7pm to about 9pm, at Housmans
Bookshop, 5 Caledonian Road, Kings Cross, London N1.

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London Pacifism and Nonviolence Discussion Group: Nonviolence and Sport

Tue, 08/05/2012 - 19:00
Town/City: 
London

The London Pacifism and Nonviolence Discussion Group meet on the second Tuesday every month, from 7pm to about 9pm, at Housmans
Bookshop, 5 Caledonian Road, Kings Cross, London N1.
Is sport usually just an excuse to indulge our most primitive tribalist instincts? Does the hysteria around many sports events bring out the worst in people?

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Swords into Ploughshares

Sat, 23/06/2012 - 13:00 - 17:30
Town/City: 
Canterbury

An afternoon conference on improving UN peacekeeping.

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Price: 
£5/£3
Wheelchair Accessibility: 
yes
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