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 2019

  • Monday 13 to Wednesday 15 Towards a Quaker response to Israel and Palestine In this course – at Woodbrooke – participants will explore together the roots of the conflict. and the role of cross-border initiatives such as the Parents’ Circle Families Forum. We will ask what other steps might be acceptable to many Palestinians and Israelis. https://www.woodbrooke.org.uk/item/towards-a-quaker-response-to-israel-a...
  • Wednesday 15 International Conscientious Objectors' Day
  • Sunday 19 Meeting for Worship at Faslane Nuclear Weapons Base 11am at the main gate

June 2019

  • Saturday 8 Selling the War Machine: Britain and the Arms Trade. Paul Rogers – Emeritus Professor at the University of Bradford’s Department of Peace Studies and the Oxford Research Group’s Global Security Consultant.https://hexhamdebates.wordpress.com The debates are on Saturdays from 11.00am to 12.30pm with tea and coffee to follow at The St Mary’s Centre, St Mary’s R C Church Hencotes, Hexham, NE46 2EB
  • Saturday 15 NFPB Meeting in Carlisle Northern Friends Peace Board members meeting. Other Friends also welcome to attend. Contact us for more information
  • Sunday 16 Meeting for Worship at Faslane Nuclear Weapons Base 11am at the main gate
  • Saturday 22 Human rights in China: Discourse, diplomacy and defensive nationalism. Robert Weatherley – Affiliated Lecturer in Chinese Politics and Modern History at the University of Cambridge. https://hexhamdebates.wordpress.com The debates are on Saturdays from 11.00am to 12.30pm with tea and coffee to follow at The St Mary’s Centre, St Mary’s R C Church Hencotes, Hexham, NE46 2EB

September 2019

  • Saturday 28 NFPB meeting in Edinburgh NFPB members’ meeting – other Friends also welcome to attend. Contact us for further information
  • Sunday 29 Meeting or Worship at Faslane Nuclear Weapons Base 11am at the main gate

November 2019

  • Sunday 10 Meeting for Worship at Faslane Nuclear Weapons Base 11am at the main gate
  • Saturday 30 NFPB meeting in Leeds NFPB members’ meeting – other Friends welcome to attend. Contact us for details
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