Sustainable Security

Transforming ourselves: transforming the system

Friday, March 7, 2014 to Sunday, March 9, 2014

Organised by the Meeting for Sufferings Canterbury Commitment Group. In 2011 Britain Yearly Meeting in Canterbury committed to become a low-carbon, sustainable community.We need a radical transformation that requires more than individual action.This national gathering aims to help energise our Quaker community in the urgent response to climate change and energy injustice.
http://www.quaker.org.uk/canterbury-commitment

But what can we do?

Saturday, July 5, 2014

Turning the Tide, Participatory workshop , St Mary’s Centre, St Mary’s RC Church, Hencotes Hexham NE46 2EB
An all-day participatory workshop (10.00am – 4.00pm) led by Sue Smith and Annie Turnbull from the Quaker Turning the Tide nonviolence programme. It will explore how we might move from awareness into effective practical action. Numbers are limited to 12 and pre-registration is necessary. Contact 01434 604 747.
Hexham Debates Series 7

Why are human rights so divisive when they are for everyone?

Saturday, June 7, 2014

Jocelyn Cockburn, Human Rights lawyer
1.00am – 12.30pm St Mary’s Centre, St Mary’s RC Church, Hencotes Hexham NE46 2EB
Hexham Debates Series 7

The Burning Question

Saturday, January 25, 2014

Mike Berners-Lee – Founder and Director of Small World Consulting, Lancaster University’s Environment Centre
1.00am – 12.30pm St Mary’s Centre, St Mary’s RC Church, Hencotes Hexham NE46 2EB
Hexham Debates Series 7

Creating Peace in a Violent World

Friday, May 23, 2014 to Sunday, May 25, 2014

Course at Woodbrooke Quaker Study Centre – http://www.woodbrooke.org.uk/pages/courses.html

Testimony: Fruit of the Spirit

Friday, January 17, 2014 to Sunday, January 19, 2014

Festival of Politics and Applied Global Ethics, UK

Why Global Inequality Matters

Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Kate Pickett, Co-author of the best selling book ‘The Spirit Level’ and Professor of Epidemiology at York University.
Part of the 2013 series of Peace Talks, at Bootham School, York, Main Hall 7.30 – 9.00pm For more details: Joyce Pickard, 01904 621179
or e-mail: [email protected]

From Austerity to Sufficiency: an ecofeminist path out of the crisis

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Mary Mellor, Social Science Professor at Northumbria University, and Chair of its Sustainable Cities Research Institute
Part of the 2013 series of Peace Talks, at Bootham School, York, Main Hall 7.30 – 9.00pm For more details: Joyce Pickard, 01904 621179
or e-mail: [email protected]com

Stop the Arms Fair

Saturday, September 7, 2013 to Saturday, September 14, 2013

week of action planned to expose the arms fair taking place in London over that period and to make its business as difficult as possible. http://www.stopthearmsfair.org.uk/

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