Christian CND events

6 October: Christian CND Annual General Meeting and Conference.

Christian CND is returning to Coventry on Saturday 6 October for our AGM and Conference. Tickets are free, but it helps us if you register in advance. For full details of the Conference, including speakers click here.

If you are interested in standing for election to the Christian CND Exec (you need to have been a member since before 5 January 2018 to be eligible) please contact the office for further details.

23 October: A nuclear weapons-free world: What can Christians do? Public meeting in St Peter’s Church, Nottingham. We will be discussing the Church of England General Synod motion and what Christians from all backgrounds can do to work and pray for a nuclear weapons free world. Please join us!

UK events

21 September: International Day of Peace. http://www.un.org/en/events/peaceday/

21 September: On forgiveness and reconciliation: learning and growing in our human abilities for peace. An evening with Juanma Robles, PhD in Peace, Conflict and Development Studies from the UNESCO Chair of Philosophy for Peace. 6.30 at St Ethelburga’s 78 Bishopsgate London EC2N 4AG. £10/£6  Bookings http://tinyurl.com/yamcdzr5 020 7496 1610.

22 September: Nae Nukes Anywhere March & Rally Faslane, Scotland! International campaigners from across the world support Scotland. Scottish CND is inviting them to join us in challenging the UK Government to sign the Nuclear Ban Treaty, enter negotiations and scrap their nuclear policies.  Tel. 0141 357 1529  https://www.facebook.com/   http://www.banthebomb.org/

6 October: Keep Space for Peace at ‘RAF’ Croughton. National march and rally – Speakers: Paul Mobbs – ‘Croughtonwatch’. Peter Burt – ‘Drones UK’. Maya Evans – ‘Voices for Creative Non-violence’. Speakers / Music / Food / Banners / Campaigners
‘RAF’ Croughton main gate is on the B4031, off the A43, 2 miles North of M40 junction 10, just South of Brackley, Northamptonshire. 01865 248357 – oxonpeace@yahoo.co.uk

6 13 October: Keep Space for Peace Week. Events worldwide.  http://space4peace.org/
Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/KeepSpaceForPeaceWeek/

11 October: Autumn Concert for Peace. With Louise Adler, soprano, accompanied by Roger Vignoles, piano. 7.30pm St Philip’s Church, London W8 6QH. Book online www.mpdconcerts.org or cash on door.

14 – 21 October: Week of Prayer for World Peace. http://www.weekofprayerforworldpeace.com/

19 October: Nuclear Disarmament and the Churches: An effective combination? Join Reigate and Redhill CND and guest speaker Martin Tiller (Co-Chair of Christian CND) for this public meeting. 7.30 – 9.30pm at Friends Meeting House, 47 Reigate Road, Reigate RH2 0QT.

For any enquiries, contact reigateandredhillcnd@hotmail.co.uk.

20 21 October: Towards a nuclear-free future: building change from the grass roots. CND Annual Conference. Bristol. CCND will be there with a stall and hopefully a workshop – come and say hello! More details:  https://cnduk.org/about/cnd-conference/

24 October: Hereford Peace Council invites you to join the ‘Peace Train’ campaign.  Letters and petitions will be collected at every stop along the North to South Wales line down to Newport – demanding that the UK sign the UN’s global nuclear weapons ban treaty. Then in London letters and petitions will be delivered to Caroline Lucas MP (Chair of Parliamentary CND) and Fabian Hamilton MP (Labour’s Shadow Minister for Disarmament). Info from Kim Holroyd kimholroyd@hotmail.com or 07843 105323.

3 November: Active Remembrance & Waging Peace Together. Caroline Lucas MP  will give the 2018 MAW Remembrance Lecture, in this anniversary year, 100 years since the end of World War 1. Organised by Movement for the Abolition of War. 2 – 4 pm at St John’s Church, 73 Waterloo Road London SE1 8TY. This is a free event but ticketed – booking will open soon. For any enquiries contact 020 3397 3019.

3 November: Peace service for Remembrance. An ecumenical peace  service at the memorial to victims of war in front of Westminster Abbey, London. Prayers, readings and reflections. The outside service will last for 30 minutes and has support of the Abbey authorities. 4.30 – 5pm. Org by Network of Christian Peace Organisations.  http://ncpo.org.uk/

10 November: Future Wars: The Impact of New Technologies. Conference about the impact of new technologies on future wars, and the new challenges we’ll face as a result. More information to follow. Room BA18 Birkbeck University of London WC1E 7HX. For any enquiries contact information@cnduk.org or phone 020 7700 2393. https://cnduk.org/events

11 November: Remembrance Sunday. Events around the country.
No More War – Lets Make Peace Happen. 12.30pm @ Tavistock Square, London WC1
A ceremony of Remembrance and Peace 100 years after the First World War
2 – 5pm @ Friends House, Euston Road, London NW1 2BJ. Drop by to meet peace activists and find out about current peace campaigns. (No previous experience necessary!) Café, live music, films, books, stalls, with children’s programme led by Woodcraft Folk.

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

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

International Events

26 September: 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/ 

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