WW1 past events

Network for Peace AGM & WW1 Planning Meeting

Thu, 19/02/2015 - 13:30
Town/City: 
LONDON.

A follow up on a peace movement planning meeting held in 2013. If you're planning events or resources on the centenary of WW1 - or if you want to know more about peace movement activities please do come along.

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Free - donations welcome
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yes

"War No More - War Never Again" - Peace Vigil

Mon, 04/08/2014 - 12:00 - 14:00
Town/City: 
London

Silent Peace vigil with messages ‘War no More - War never again’ on the steps of St Martin-in-the-Fields on the centenary of the start of the first World War.
PPU would like to encourage groups to organise similar vigils in their towns & cities.
The First World War Peace Forum is also encouraging people to tweet #nomorewar at 11.00pm on 4th August.

Pax Christi, PPU, QPSW, FOR, WILPF, Peace News, Movement for the Abolition of War, Conscience and Network for Peace
http://www.ppu.org.uk/nomorewar/a_general/vigil.html

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Conscientious Objectors Day

Thu, 15/05/2014 - 12:00
Town/City: 
LONDON.

In the run up to the centenary of the First World War, we will be remembering the Conscientious Objectors and the women peace campaigners who said No to the war.
Descendents of more than 30 WW1 COs and women peace campaigners from all over the country will be coming to commemorate the lives of their relatives and the brave stand taken by all those who opposed the war.
Flowers will be laid in tribute to the COs of WW1 and to COs all over the world.

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Conchies! – Play at Edinburgh Festival Fringe

Sun, 12/08/2018 - 18:15 - Sat, 18/08/2018 - 18:15
Town/City: 
Edinburgh

Based on the actual words of WW2 conscientious objectors, this play is performed by A Certain Demographic, as part of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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Tickets £8/£6/£5

This Evil Thing.

Tue, 27/02/2018 - 19:00
Town/City: 
BROADWAY, WORCS.

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

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This Evil Thing.

Tue, 13/02/2018 - 19:00 - Sun, 18/02/2018 - 19:00
Town/City: 
N Yorkshire

THIS EVIL THING is the compelling and inspiring story of the men who said no to war.

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‘Witnessing Passchendaele’

Thu, 23/11/2017 - 20:00 - 23:59
Town/City: 
Norwich

The vigil to mark the end of the 1917 Battle of Passchendale is organised by Reverend Canon Ian Bentley, St. Peter Mancroft Church.

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'This Evil Thing'

Fri, 29/09/2017 - 20:00 - Sat, 30/09/2017 - 20:00
Town/City: 
Hull

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

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'This Evil Thing'

Mon, 25/09/2017 - 19:30 - Tue, 26/09/2017 - 19:30
Town/City: 
Cardiff

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

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This Evil Thing

Fri, 28/04/2017 - 20:00
Town/City: 
NOTTINGHAM

Performed by Michael Mears.

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Bristol Victims Of The Somme

Tue, 01/11/2016 - 12:00
Town/City: 
Bristol

The Remembering The Real World War 1 group will lay a wreath in The Dings Park, St Philips in honour of Alfred Jefferies, the only man from Bristol who was shot for desertion during World War 1, and h

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Opposition to the First World War

Mon, 07/11/2016 - 19:30
Town/City: 
Kingston

A talk by Dr Rupert Gude of Tavistock, curator of the acclaimed exhibition The Challenging Road to Peace since the First World War.

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Fully accessible.

The Challenging Road to Peace since the First World War

Fri, 29/07/2016 - 10:00 - Fri, 05/08/2016 - 16:00
Town/City: 
Kingston upon Thames

Exhibition. On loan from Tavistock Peace Action Group. WW1 was a catastrophe that should never happened; we need to learn from the past to create a better future.

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This Evil Thing

Thu, 04/08/2016 - 12:00 - Sun, 28/08/2016 - 12:00
Town/City: 
Edinburgh

Written and performed by Michael Mears.(duration 75mins)
NOT Aug 16 or 23)

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£13-£9

Have you forgotten yet? The Truth About the Somme

Sun, 19/06/2016 - 18:30
Town/City: 
London

With historian Neil Falkner, singer-songwriter Robb Johnson and others.

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£8.40

The industrialisation of war: lessons from World War I

Submitted by SGR on Thu, 07/04/2016 - 12:45

New article from Scientists for Global Responsibility - focused on how science and technology contributed to the carnage of World War I.

The World is my Country exhibition 15 - 28 May

Sun, 15/05/2016 - 11:00 - Sat, 28/05/2016 - 14:00
Town/City: 
Oxford

An exhibition celebrating the people and movements that opposed WWI, in posters and stories, called “The World is My Country” between 11am-2pm Monday-Saturday.

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Panel discussion on Conscientious Objection Then & Now.

Thu, 26/05/2016 - 19:30
Town/City: 
Oxford

Three speakers will present the picture of conscientious objection as it was in WWI and how it is now, followed by a Q&A with the audience.

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We will not Fight

Thu, 19/05/2016 - 19:30
Town/City: 
Oxford

Cos in WW1. 7.30pm at Old Court Room of the Town Hall.
Followed by discussion.

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Exhibition: Blwch Digi Propaganda Digibox.

Mon, 14/03/2016 - 00:00 - Sun, 01/05/2016 - 00:00
Town/City: 
Aberystwyth

A digital collection of sound, film and images about war and contemporary conflict, created by young people from across South West Wales and inspired by the poster exhibition ‘Posters of the First Wor

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