Christian CND events

31 March: Embassies Walk, London. Join Christian CND as we visit some London Embassies, including those of countries which have signed up, but not yet ratified, the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons. No experience necessary; first-timers will be paired up with people who have done it before.

Meet 11am in Dick Sheppard Chapel, St Martin-in-the-Fields in Trafalgar Square, then at 11.30 – 12.30 in the cafe for a quick lunch and briefings. Check back here for details of embassies to be visited.

13 July: Christian CND 60th Birthday. Conference at Methodist Central Hall, Storey’s Gate, London SW1H 9NH. Supported by ICAN (International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons) on TPNW (Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons) & Bradford Peace Studies lecture on ALTERNATIVE SECURITY. 2 – 5pm.

Followed by a reception, 5.30 – 8pm at Jubilee Room, Westminster Hall, London SW1A 2JR. Check back here for details.

UK events

26 February: Ash Wednesday.
Annual Witness at the Ministry of Defence, London.  3.00pm.  Meet in Whitehall Gardens (closest to  Embankment station.) and process around the Ministry of Defence to the front at Horseguards  Avenue. Organised by Pax Christi, Christian CND and London Catholic Worker. 020 8203 4884 http://paxchristi.org.uk/
Coventry Pax Christi and friends: Ash Wednesday Action. Gather at 11.45am at the foot of the Old Cathedral steps.
Liverpool Pax Christi will lead a public act of repentance for our possession and intended use of the nuclear weapon.12 noon beginning at St Luke’s Church. Ashes liturgy with special focus on the nuclear ban treaty. Jan 07746919915 janharper1@yahoo.co.uk

4 March: International Women’s Day event with Kate Hennessy, granddaughter of Dorothy Day, supported by Pax Christi. 7pm at Bloomsbury Baptist Church 235 Shaftesbury Ave, London WC2H 8EP. 0208 203 4884 http://paxchristi.org.uk/

7 March 2020: An Ethical Foreign Policy Agenda for Britain London Region CND AGM and Conference. Preceded by London CND annual general meeting, 10-11.30am, CND members welcome. Please register at info@londoncnd.org Room B104, SOAS Brunei Gallery London. More info: 020 7607 2302.

28 March: Our Power is Real. A day conference to commemorate the 60th anniversary since the building at 5 Caledonian Road, Kings Cross was transformed into Peace House, a space which has gone on to provide a base for many campaigning organisations. University of East London in Stratford. More details to come. 020 7837 4473 ourpowerisreal@gmail.com https://ourpowerisreal.com/

25 April: Conference: ‘Prophets and Reconcilers’. A conference organised by the Network of Christian Peace Organisations of which Christian CND and Pax Christi are members. 9.45am Maria Fidelis School, Drummond Crescent Euston, NW1 1LY. 020 8203 4884 info@paxchristi.org.uk http://paxchristi.org.uk/news-and-events/events-calendar/

26 April: Chernobyl Day. Remembering the world’s worse nuclear disaster. http://www.chernobyl-day.org/

16 May: Radiation and Women’s Health. Seminar organised by CND. 10-4.30, Friends House 173-177 Euston Road, London NW1 2BJ. information@cnduk.org 020 7700 2393. https://cnduk.org/events

23 – 24 May: Big Church Day Out. Wiston House, Steyning, West Sussex, BN44 3DZ. Christian CND will be there with a stall. If you are going, do pop along and say hello. https://bigchurchdayout.com/south

6 June: Pax Christi AGM on 6th June at Maria Fidelis School Drummond Crescent Euston, NW1 1LY, with exhibition marking 75th anniversary of Pax Christi International. Info; Pax Christi: 0208 203 4884  http://paxchristi.org.uk/

20 June: 35th Annual Celebration of the London Peace Pagoda. 2pm. Battesea Park, Albert Bridge Road, London SW11 4NJ. 020 7228 9620. londonpeacepagoda@gmail.com

17 – 19 July: Vision—Action for Life on Earth. 42nd Annual Justice & Peace Conference.  The Hayes Conference Centre, Swanwick, Derbyshire DE55 1AU. Booking forms and details on www.justice-and-peace.org.uk

6 August: Hiroshima Day. Annual Hiroshima Day event in Tavistock Square London. 12noon. Org by London Region CND. 020 7607 2302 info@londoncnd.org https://www.londoncnd.org/
MILTON KEYNES: Reflection on Hiroshima Day, 8.15am at MK Rose, Campbell Park MK9 4AJ. And at 7.30pm, Lantern Floating Ceremony, Peace Pagoda, Willen Lake, MK15 0BA. 01908 663652. mkpeacepagoda@gmial.com

9 August: Nagasaki Day. Anniversary of the execution of Franz Jägerstätter.
London: Nagasaki Day Peace Walk from Westminster Cathedral (tbc) to the London Peace Pagoda, followed by a Lantern-lighting ceremony at sunset. 020 7228 9620. londonpeacepagoda@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

27 April – 22 May 2020: NPT Review Conference in New York. https://www.un.org/disarmament/wmd/nuclear/npt-review-conferences/
Reaching Critical Will: http://www.reachingcriticalwill.org/resources/calendar/event/13685-2020-npt-review-conference

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