Christian CND events

8 June: First Barbara Eggleston Memorial Lecture,  Friends House, Ship St, Brighton BN1 1AF.  Bring and share lunch at 1pm. 2pm – 5pm with Valerie Flessati and Bruce Kent.

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

6 April: Global Problems Need Global Solutions. Uniting for Peace AGM and Spring Conference. AGM 10:30 – 11:45am, Conference 12:00 – 17:00. Wesley’s Chapel, 49 City Road London EC1Y 1AU. Info from: Vijay Mehta  vijay@vmpeace.org Brian Cooper 0131 446 9545   http://www.unitingforpeace.com/events.html

12 – 21 April: Holy Week Walking Pilgrimage. Student Cross is a Christian pilgrimage organised by and for students, young adults, and pilgrims of all ages, which began in 1948. London to Walsingham. http://www.studentcross.org.uk/about.htm

25 April: Musicians for Peace and Disarmament (MPD) Concert. A Mozart Evening with conductor Jane Glover CBE, the MPD Chamber Orchestra and guest speaker Fabian Hamilton MP. All proceeds donated to the peace movement. 7.30pm St James’s Church, 197 Piccadilly London W1 9LL. Tickets: £20 / £15 concessions. Book Now Online or Cash on the door www.mpdconcerts.org

18 May: Pax Christi Annual Gathering. A day of celebration and learning about the work of Pax Christi over the past year.  This year the AGM will include the Pax Christi Peace Award ceremony. 10:30 am – 4:00 pm Maria Fidelis School, Drummond Crescent, London NW1 1LY. paxchristi.org.uk 

18 May: Special Service on Peace, 6pm; Holy Trinity Church, Headington Oxford.

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   NB We would also appreciate help with running the stall, so if you fancy volunteering please do get in touch with the office. Reasonable expenses paid.

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/

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