Christian CND events

8 June: Climb Every Mountain. First Barbara Eggleston Memorial Lecture,  Friends House, Ship St, Brighton BN1 1AF.  Bring and share lunch at 1pm. 2pm – 4.30pm meeting and discussions with Valerie Flessati and Bruce Kent. Barbara Eggleston (1955 – 2002) was an inspirational leader of Christian CND. Bring photos and reminiscences of her if you’d like to. It is intended that this event is the start of an annual lecture in her memory. 

29 June: Molesworth Peace Garden, outside RAF Molesworth, PE28 0QA. Christian CND has been working with others to restore the Molesworth Peace Garden as a witness for peace outside the base. Please join us for an event on 29 June to rededicate the site and hear from those involved in the incredible history of Molesworth. More details to follow.

26 October: Christian CND Conference and AGM, Brentwood Cathedral, Ingrave Road, CM15 8AT. Save the date, more information will appear soon.

UK events

25 – 26 May: Big Church Day Out. Whiston House, West Sussex.  We will be there with a stall. Do come and say hello if you’re there too.   https://bigchurchdayout.com/south

9 June: Stop the Arms Fair workshop training. North London, full venue details on booking. Training trainers around the UK to help build the movement to end the arms trade. Booking essential: https://www.caat.org.uk/events

13 June: Give Peace a Dance. A night with bands in support of CND. Notting Hill Arts Club, 21 Notting Hill Gate London. £10. 7 – 11.30. For any enquiries, contact 020 7700 2393 or email information@cnduk.org https://cnduk.org/events/give-peace-a-dance/

22 June: Stop DSEI skills day. Are you getting ready to Stop the DSEI arms fair? Looking to skill up? This is for you! 11 – 5. Bridge 5 Mill, 22a Beswick Street, Manchester https://www.caat.org.uk/events

23 June: Stop the Arms Fair workshop training. Training trainers around the UK to help build the movement to end the arms trade. 11 – 5. Manchester, full venue details on booking. Book your space now: email kat@caat.org.uk to reserve a place. https://www.caat.org.uk/events

26 – 28 July: Forgotten People, Forgotten Places; finding church on the margins. Annual Justice and Peace Conference. Confirmed speaker; Keith Hebden: Urban Theology Unit: http://utusheffield.org.uk/ Conference Chair; John Battle Former Labour MP. Chair, Leeds Diocese Justice and Peace Commission. The Hayes Conference Centre, Swanwick, DE55 1AU. https://www.justice-and-peace.org.uk/

6 August: Hiroshima Day. Events around the country. In London, 12noon event in Tavistock Square. More events here:  http://www.networkforpeace.org.uk/category/areas-work/hiroshima-nagasaki-days

9 August: Nagasaki Day.

23 – 26 August: Greenbelt Festival, Boughton House, Northants.  https://www.greenbelt.org.uk/

2 – 13 September 2019: (Defence & Security Equipment International) Arms Fair, Docklands, London. Every two years, the global arms trade comes to London. DSEI, one of the world’s largest arms fairs, returns on 10 – 13 September 2019. Each day will have a focus:

  • Monday 2nd September: Stop Arming Israel
  • Tuesday 3rd September: No Faith in War
  • Wednesday 4th September: No Nuclear
  • Thursday 5th September: Conference at the Gates
  • Friday 6th September: Climate Justice
  • Saturday 7th September: Festival of Resistance
  • Sunday 8th September: Borders & Migration

  https://www.stopthearmsfair.org.uk/
Facebook event

21 – 22 September: Action for Peace Weekend. A weekend camp marking International Peace Day, which will explore issues, attitudes and ethics related to nuclear weapons and war. Camping £20 per person for the weekend/£10 concessions; camper van £30. Vegetarian and vegan catering will be available at reasonable costs. Braziers Park, Ipsden, Wallingford, OX10 6AN. Bookings open in March. For any enquiries in the meantime, please contact pgwhitham@gmail.com

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

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

International Events

29 April – 10 May: NPT PrepCom, New York.  https://www.un.org/disarmament/wmd/nuclear/npt2020/prepcom2019/

17 – 19 May 2019: Church and Peace AGM and international conference. Berlin, Germany. More info:  https://www.church-and-peace.org/en/events/

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