Calendar

NB: in the interests of brevity, this list covers chiefly events in the north of Britain with some events in other parts of the country – and a few international events. For details of other regular vigils, visit the Quaker Peace Exchange pages. Also worth checking out, the events pages on the Network for Peace website (used as a source for many of the dates below – thanks NfP!). And don’t forget our Facebook and Twitter pages

May 2018

  • Wednesday 2 to Friday 22 Collateral Damage 1918 to 2018 [to 22 June] Commemorating war victims and building peace Installation of white poppies – Manchester Friends Meeting House, Mount St M2 5NS Open during office hours, Monday to Friday Poppies can be brought to join the installation at Mount Street Friends’ Meeting House or sent to join the mass installation in London in the autumn.

June 2018

  • Saturday 23 What chance for a nuclear-free World? Paul Rogers contributes to this series of Hexham Debates – more info at – https://hexhamdebates.wordpress.com/
  • Saturday 23 NFPB members' meeting at Glasgow Quaker Meeting House. Contact us for more details
  • Saturday 23 Glasgow Arms Fair demonstration From 26-28 June 2018 Glasgow is hosting the Undersea Defence Technology Conference (UDT) at the SEC. This protest will be at 10:00am at the Buchanan Street steps. See: http://caat.scot
  • Saturday 23 Protest Against the Glasgow Arms Fair at the Concert Hall steps at Buchanan Street Glasgow at 10 am https://www.facebook.com/scottishcnd/posts/10155948282188791
  • Tuesday 26 Sink the Glasgow Arms Fair SEC Glasgow – 8am onwards, with official rally at 10am organised by the Sink the Arms Fair coalition. Groups include Scottish CND, Scotland Against Militarism, CAAT, Scottish PSC, Food Not Bombs amongst others. Speakers and music. https://www.facebook.com/events/167835827222318/
  • Tuesday 26 Glasgow Against The Arms Fair Scotland Against Militarism and CAAT Scotland – https://www.facebook.com/events/167835827222318/
  • Tuesday 26 Glasgow Arms Fair demonstration From 26-28 June 2018 Glasgow is hosting the Undersea Defence Technology Conference (UDT) at the SEC. There will be a demonstration at the SEC main entrance. For details: http://caat.scot
  • Friday 29 to Sunday 1 Alternatives to Violence Project (AVP) Level 1 workshop South Manchester https://avpbritain.org.uk/events/
  • Saturday 30 Stop Arming Saudi Arabia. Silent Vigil CHESTER. 12.30-1.30 at The Cross, Chester. Last Saturday each month. Contact [email protected] Wheelchair accessible

July 2018

August 2018

  • Saturday 4 Meeting for Worship at Menwith Hill 2:00-3:00pm
  • Friday 10 to Sunday 12 Stories for our time: Storytelling as a tool for peace, a tool for change Course at Woodbrooke
  • Monday 20 to Sunday 23 Bayard Rustin: reflections on his life and witness Online course at Woodbrooke

September 2018

  • Saturday 1 Meeting for Worship at Fylingdales 12:00-1:00pm
  • Friday 21 to Sunday 23 Alternatives to Violence Project (AVP) Level 1 workshop South Manchester – https://avpbritain.org.uk/events/
  • Saturday 22 NAE NUKES ANYWHERE! March and Peace Rally at Faslane NB: Change of date International Rally at Faslane marking the first anniversary of the signing of the Treaty for the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (aka Ban Treaty) – being organised by Scottish CND – http://www.nuclearban.scot/nae-nukes-anywhere-international-rally-at-fas...
  • Monday 24 to Wednesday 26 How to be a conscientious objector today Course at Woodbrooke
  • Wednesday 26 The International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons a day for public awareness and education about the threat posed to humanity by nuclear weapons and to mobilize international efforts towards achieving the common goal of a nuclear-weapon-free world. – See more at: http://www.un.org/en/events/nuclearweaponelimination/
  • Saturday 29 NFPB members' meeting At Lincoln Quaker Meeting House, Contact us for more details

October 2018

  • Saturday 6 Meeting for Worship at Menwith Hill 2:00-3:00pm
  • Monday 8 to Wednesday 10 Forced migration and human rights Course at Woodbrooke
  • Friday 19 to Sunday 21 Alternatives to Violence Project (AVP) Level 1 workshop Ashton under Lyne https://avpbritain.org.uk/events/
  • Friday 26 to Sunday 28 Exploring Islamophobia Course at Woodbrooke

November 2018

  • Saturday 3 Meeting for Worship at Fylingdales 12:00-1:00pm
  • Monday 5 to Wednesday 7 Restorative Justice Course at Woodbrooke
  • Friday 9 to Sunday 11 Shalom: the peace that changes everything Course at Woodbrooke
  • Friday 30 to Sunday 2 Alternatives to Violence Project (AVP) Level 1 workshop South Manchester – https://avpbritain.org.uk/events/

December 2018

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