Events

CCND events

25 November: Christian CND Annual General Meeting. Venue tba.

UK events

Until 28 August: People Power: Fighting for Peace Exhibition. London Imperial War Museum, Lambeth Rd, London SE1 6HZ. This exhibition in the London Imperial War Museum explores how peace movements have influenced perceptions of war and conflict since the First World War. http://www.iwm.org.uk/exhibitions/iwm-london/fighting-for-peace

27 – 31 July: Peace News Summer Camp. Nr Diss, Norfolk. Join people from across the broad spectrum of the British peace movement for five days of exploration, celebration and empowerment. 020 7278 3344. peacenewscamp@googlemail.com http://peacenewscamp.info/

6 August: Hiroshima Day.
Birkenhead: Hiroshima – Never Again. Support the Global Ban!’ 11am St Werburg Square. janmike@care4free.net
Chester: Hiroshima and Nagasaki Flower Memorial. Meet at the bandstand on The Groves at 8.00pm for readings and the dropping of white flowers on the river. chestercnd@gmail.com
Edinburgh: Annual remembrance. We will have speakers, a choir, crane making, posters/banners and silent reflection. Mound Place (Princes Street) 6pm.
Kingston: Hiroshima Day ceremony involving casting white flowers from the river bank, Canbury Gardens, into the Thames in memory of the victims. 8.30pm. Kingston Peace Council/CND – 020 8898 4850 or eevans298@btinternet.com
London: 12noon in Tavistock Square, annual London Region CND event. londonregioncnd@gmail.com 0207 607 2302.
Maldon: A Commemoration For Light And Peace. A candle has been sent from the peace movement in Hiroshima which we will light and the Candle from Essex will be lit in the floating candle ceremony in Hiroshma. Council Car Parking available in Edward Bright Close and Butt Lane. Refreshments after. 6pm Church of St Mary Church Street CM9 5HN Maldon. Beryl Lankester 01621 869850.
Wimbledon: Hiroshima Day Stall and making paper cranes at 11am outside Wimbledon Library. In the evening (8:30pm) there will be a candle floating ceremony with speakers and music at Rushmere, Wimbledon Common (near War Memorial, Wimbledon Village). Joanna Bazley – 020 8543 0362

6 – 9 August: Hiroshima-Nagasaki fast. There will be a group fasting outside the Ministry of Defence in London. Report on last year’s fast.

7 August: Hiroshima and Nagasaki commemoration 12noon at the cherry tree in Hereford Crematorium.

9 August: Nagasaki Day.
Hiroshima and Nagasaki Remembrance. Choir Chapel – Aylesford Priory for an hour from 8.20 pm For information call John Caruana 01634 864179 Refreshments available after the Service All are Welcome Organised by Kent Diocesan Area Justice and Peace Group.
Bromley: Nagasaki Day Peace picnic. 1-3pm Archbishop Tutu Peace Garden at Grove Park Chinbrook Meadows, Amblecote Road, SE12. Ann Garrett anncgarrett@yahoo.com
Liverpool: Remember Nagasaki. 11am in St. John’s Garden. mcnd@care4free.net
London: Peace Walk from Westminster Cathedral to the London Peace Pagoda followed by a Lantern-floating ceremony at sunset.  020 7228 9620.

25 – 28 August: Greenbelt. Greenbelt is an arts, faith and justice festival. The theme for the festival is The Common Good. Boughton House in Northamptonshire. Info: 0207 329 0038. http://www.greenbelt.org.uk/

4-8 September: Trident Ploughshares will be taking part in the week of action against DSEI, the world’s largest arms fair. Contact Chris Bluemel chrisbluemel@yahoo.co.uk

4 — 11 September: Stop the Arms Fair week of action. For four days in September 2017, the international weapons industry plans to set up shop in London at a huge arms fair: DSEI. ExCeL Exhibition Centre, Royal Victoria Dock, 1 Western Gateway, London E16 1XL  020 7281 0297  https://www.stopthearmsfair.org.uk/
5 September: No Faith in War at DSEi. Faith groups of all kinds will come together for a day of worship and nonviolent action against the arms trade and war profiteering. If you’re part of a faith group and want to take action then please get in touch. outreach@caat.org.uk or 020 7281 0297.
6 September: Anti-nuclear Day of Action at DSEi. Check the website later for more news of events on other days during the week of action. https://www.stopthearmsfair.org.uk/

12 – 15 September: DSEI, the world’s largest arms fair, at Excel Centre, London.

14 — 15 October: CND Conference. Including the AGM and policy conference and a day of public discussion & debate. Arlington Conference Centre, London, NW1 7HE. 020 7700 2393. http://www.cnduk.org/

For more UK nuclear disarmament events see: http://www.cnduk.org

For UK peace events see: http://www.networkforpeace.org.uk

International Events

7 – 14 October: Keep Space for Peace Week. Join the Global Network Against Weapons and Nuclear Power in Space as they commemorate Keep Space for Peace Week. Events happening across the UK, as well as the rest of the world – more information to follow. http://www.space4peace.org/

For more international events see:
International Peace Bureau
Reaching Critical Will (a project of Women’s International League for Peace & Freedom)
Friends Committee on National Legislation