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Keep up-to-date with Pax Christi and other peace-related events.  If you are organising a Pax Christi event in your own area send us details and we will post them here.

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Oct
7
Mon
Extinction Rebellion Peace @ Victoria Embankment, Central London
Oct 7 – Oct 19 all-day

Extinction Rebellion have a rebellion action planned in London beginning on 7th October. A space on Victoria Embankment will be held by XRPeace and friends, a coalition of organisations for peace and justice, including Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament.  CND explain that ‘there will be workshops, teach-ins and exhibitions, choirs, musicians, comedians, academics, story tellers and speakers making the links between nuclear weapons, militarism and the climate emergency’.

information is here and here

 

Oct
8
Tue
York: Event at Bar Convent @ Bar Convent
Oct 8 @ 7:00 pm – 8:45 pm

Tuesday 8 October A joint event with York Justice and Peace, supported by the Newman Association
Theresa Alessandro, Director of Pax Christi will speak about: Pax Christi and our struggle together to be
peacemakers. Event begins at 7.30 with refreshments from 7pm.

Oct
10
Thu
London: Movement for the Abolition of War @ Victoria Embankment, London
Oct 10 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

At the Extinction Rebellion Peace space, David Collins, an Executive member of MAW and a member of Veterans for Peace will give a short talk then lead a discussion focussing on the links between militarism and climate change.

Oct
26
Sat
Brentwood Christian CND Conference @ Brentwood Cathedral SS Mary and Helen
Oct 26 @ 10:15 am – 3:30 pm

Join Christian CND for a day of speakers, prayers, workshops and swapping campaigning ideas ahead of our 60th birthday in 2020.

Speakers: Steve Hucklesby of Joint Public Issues Team and Pax Christi’s Theresa Alessandro

Oct
31
Thu
Kenneth N. Waltz Annual Lecture: Executive Director of ICAN, Beatrice Fihn @ Aberystwyth University,
Oct 31 @ 6:00 pm

Speaking about ICAN’s work against nuclear weapons and international politics. All welcome.

For more information follow the link below:

https://www.aber.ac.uk/en/interpol/news-and-events/events/title-225863-en.html

Nov
1
Fri
Cheshire Palestine Conference @ St Columa's Church Hall
Nov 1 @ 9:00 am – Nov 2 @ 5:00 pm

Find the details for the 2 days below:

Palconf Day 1

Palconf Day 2

Coventry Peace Festival 1st -16th November @ Various, Coventry
Nov 1 @ 12:15 pm – Nov 16 @ 9:00 pm
Coventry Peace Festival 1st -16th November @ Various, Coventry

A number of events at this time of Remembrance, concluding with Where Light Falls: Come and see powerful poetry, visuals and photography projected onto the canvas of Coventry Cathedral, telling the story of the city and its people. It’s a tale of destruction, recovery and resilience: from the medieval period through the destruction of the old cathedral during the Blitz, finishing with peace, reconciliation and the building of a modern city. Where Light Falls is free to attend and the illumination and projections will be repeated throughout each evening.  Check website for dates and times.

 

Nov
2
Sat
Bloomsbury: Annual Remembrance Lecture (AbolishWar) @ Bloomsbury Baptist Church
Nov 2 @ 2:00 pm

Follow this link for more information:

http://www.abolishwar.org.uk/uploads/1/6/6/2/16622106/richard_reeve_flyer_191102.pdf

Or visit the Abolishwar website: http://www.abolishwar.org.uk

TO REGISTER: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/maw-annual-remembrance-lecture-rethinking-security-richard-reeve-tickets-75271857151

Nov
8
Fri
Coatbridge, The Language of Nonviolence @ Conforti Centre
Nov 8 @ 9:00 am – Nov 10 @ 4:30 pm

8-10 November (Fri-Sun) Coatbridge The Language of Nonviolence—at Xavarian Conforti Centre. Organised by Pax Christi Scotland. Details from: hugh.foy@xavs.org or marian.pallister@zen.co.uk

Nov
10
Sun
London: Alternative Remembrance Ceremony @ Tavistock Place, London
Nov 10 @ 12:00 pm

Join the Peace Pledge Union’s national ceremony to remember all victims of war and commit ourselves to working for peace.

Every year  white poppy wreaths are laid in memory of all victims of war of all nationalities, both civilian and military.

London Students for Yemen will be speaking about the ongoing conflict. More speakers and details to be announced in the coming days.

If you are organising an alternative Remembrance Sunday ceremony in your own area, or would like advice on doing so, please get in touch with Peace Pledge Union at mail@ppu.org.uk or on 020 7424 9444.

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