Events

Christian CND events

30 June: Christian CND Extraordinary General Meeting to agree a new constitution. This meeting will take place in Loughborough at the Fearnon Hall, Rectory Road from 16:00. All CCND members with more than one year continuous membership are eligible to vote at the meeting.

6 October: Christian CND Annual General Meeting. Coventry. More details later.

UK events

15 May:  International Conscientious Objector’s Day. https://www.wri-irg.org/
12 noon event in Tavistock Square London and other locations around the country. More UK events: http://www.ppu.org.uk/coday

19 May: Levellers’ Day, Burford, Oxfordshire. http://levellersday.wordpress.com/

24 May: International Women’s Day for Disarmament. https://www.womenpeacemakersprogram.org/

26 – 27 May: Big Church Day Out. Wiston House, West Sussex.  CCND will be there, if you are too, come and say hello! https://bigchurchdayout.com/south

4 June: Campaigning in the Age of Trump: CND at 60 public lecture. CND General Secretary Kate Hudson delivers this public lecure to celebrate the 60th anniversary of CND and discuss her upcoming book. The event will be chaired by Mary Kaldor, a Professor of Global Governance and Director of the Conflict and Civil Society Research Unit in the LSE Department of International Development. 6.30 – 8pm. Wolfson Lecture Theatre, New Academic Building, London School of Economics, Houghton St, London WC2A 2AE. http://www.lse.ac.uk/

16 June: 33rd Annual Celebration at the London Peace Pagoda. Battersea Park, London SW11 4NJ. 2pm  londonpeacepagoda@gmail.com 020 7228 9620.

16 June: Yorkshire CND Spring Peace & Craft Fair. A summer fundraiser this year with a fantastic array of craft stalls, delicious vegetarian food, campaigns and complementary therapies. Victoria Hall, Saltaire, Shipley BD18 3JS. More info: info@yorkshirecnd.org.uk or phone 01274 730795

20 – 22 July: NJPN Annual Conference 2018. National Justice and Peace Network in partnership with Housing Justice, Church Action on Poverty, Prison Advice and Care Trust. A conference to explore the meaning of ‘home’ in the context of being a church of the poor. The Hayes Conference Centre,  SwanwickDerbyshire. Tel: 020 7901 4864.  http://www.justice-and-peace.org.uk/

6 August: Hiroshima Day. 12 Noon commemoration in Tavistock Square, London. https://www.londoncnd.org/
6- 7 pm Commemoration in Coventry. http://www.coventrycathedral.org.uk/
Anniversary of the execution of Franz Jägerstätter

9 August: Nagasaki Day.
London Peace walk from Westminster Cathedral (TBC) to the London Peace Pagoda, followed by a Lantern-Floating Ceremony at sunset. Timing and more details later. londonpeacepagoda@gmail.com tel: 020 7228 9620.

24 – 27 August: Greenbelt Festival. Boughton House, Northants. NN14 3AG. http://www.greenbelt.org.uk/

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

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/

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

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

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

International Events

23 April – 4 May: Second Preparatory Committee of the NPT 2020 Review Conference. Geneva. http://tinyurl.com/ybvrxmvd.

11 – 12 July 2018: Protest at NATO summit in Brussels. CND will be protesting against the nuclear-armed, military alliance NATO at its 2018 summit. More information to follow soon. Contact enquiries@cnduk.org or phone 020 7700 2393 with any questions.

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