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

January 2018

  • Monday 29 to Sunday 11 Politics: Finding Your Way - until 11 March Online course at Woodbrooke

February 2018

  • Thursday 22 The Spiral of Violence: ISIS and the Uk with Moazzam Begg 7-9pm. Talking of Peace Friargate Meeting House, York [email protected] http://www.yorkquakers.org.uk/news.html
  • Friday 23 to Sunday 25 Resilient Communities Course at Woodbrooke
  • Saturday 24 Stop Arming Saudi Arabia - vigil Silent Vigil 12.30-1.30 at The Cross, Chester.
  • Saturday 24 to Sunday 25 Conflict in Groups: Facilitating Change VENUE TBC. With Paul Kahawatte and Hannah Lewis of Navigate. £30-£250, some free places (does include food and bed). More info and application form: 01865 403 134: www.tinyurl.com/peacenews2678
  • Saturday 24 Why are men more violent than women? John Archer contributes to this series of Hexham Debates – more info at https://hexhamdebates.wordpress.com/

March 2018

April 2018

  • Friday 6 to Sunday 8 Alternatives to Violence Project (AVP) Level 1 workshop Glasgow https://avpbritain.org.uk/events/
  • Friday 6 to Sunday 8 Alternatives to Violence Project (AVP) Level 1 workshop Ashton under Lyne https://avpbritain.org.uk/events/
  • Saturday 7 Meeting for Worship at Menwith Hill 2:00-3:00pm
  • Friday 13 to Sunday 15 What can you say? Speaking up and speaking out? Course at Woodbrooke
  • Friday 20 to Sunday 22 Letting in the Light: Positive steps for peace in a turbulent world Leeds – a joint conference with the Anglican Pacifist Fellowship, Fellowship of Reconciliation and the Baptist, Methodist and United Reformed Church Peace Fellowships. The conference focuses on equipping us all with positive steps to take for peace in our communities – local, national and international. Including creative workshops, worships and plenty of time for socialising. http://www.for.org.uk/events/positivesteps/
  • Saturday 21 Prison, Prisoner, Politics and Power Dan Gunn contributes to this series of Hexham Debates – more info at https://hexhamdebates.wordpress.com/

May 2018

  • Saturday 5 International Conscientious Objector's Day http://wriirg.org/co/15may.htm
  • Saturday 5 Meeting for Worship at Fylingdales 12:00-1:00pm
  • Saturday 5 Worth Dying For: The Power and Politics of Flags Tim Marshall contributes to this series of Hexham Debates – more info at https://hexhamdebates.wordpress.com/
  • Monday 7 to Sunday 3 Let your life preach Online course at Woodbrooke
  • Saturday 19 How and why the economic model is broken in Britain Sarah Bryson contributes to this series of Hexham Debates – more info at https://hexhamdebates.wordpress.com/

June 2018

  • Saturday 2 Meeting for Worship at Menwith Hill 2:00-3:00pm
  • Friday 8 to Sunday 10 Hope in Troubled Time Course at Woodbrooke
  • Monday 11 to Friday 15 STOP FUELLING WAR (SFW) - Eurosatory witness and action PARIS – at the time of the arms fair, SFW would like to have a large presence in central Paris. ..they want this event to be fun and approachable, to help the general public become aware of events such as Eurosatory, the influence of the arms trade on foreign policy, and the lack of investment in alternatives to armed responses to conflict. https://stopfuellingwar.org/en/actions
  • Saturday 23 What chance for a nuclear-free Wworld? Paul Rogers contributes to this series of Hexham Debates – more info at https://hexhamdebates.wordpress.com/
  • Saturday 23 NFPB members' meeting at Glasgow Meeting House. Contact us for more details
  • Friday 29 to Sunday 1 Alternatives to Violence Project (AVP) Level 1 workshop South Manchester https://avpbritain.org.uk/events/

July 2018

  • Saturday 7 Meeting for Worship at Fylingdales 12:00-1:00pm
  • Friday 27 to Sunday 29 Alternatives to Violence Project (AVP) Level 1 workshop Ashton under Lyne https://avpbritain.org.uk/events/

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
  • Saturday 29 NFPB members' meeting 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

  • Saturday 1 Meeting for Worship at Menwith Hill 2:00-3:00pm
  • Saturday 1 NFPB members' meeting at Sheffield Meeting House. Contact us for more details
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