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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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May
15
Mon
International Conscientious Objector Day @ Tavistock Square
May 15 @ 12:00 pm – 1:15 pm
Flowers remembering 70 Conscientious Objectors

Memorial stone to Conscientious Objectors’ in Tavistock Square.

A joint peace-movement event to mark International Conscientious Objector Day.  Readings, song and speakers Sir Mark Rylance and Nick Jeffrey.

More about the event here 

Read about events in Oxford, Norwich, Portsmouth, Manchester ,Sheffield, Leicester, Edinburgh here 

Aug
6
Sun
Hiroshima commemorations @ Westminster Cathedral Piazza
Aug 6 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Every year we have a stall, vigil and time of prayer to commemorate the bombing of Hiroshima.  Join us, help give out leaflets, talk with people about what is happening today to ban nuclear weapons, pray with us.  Prayer times at 11.30 and 3.30. Leaflet here

Contact the office if you would like to help us any way – all welcome.

Aug
9
Wed
Nagasaki Commemorations @ Westminster Cathedral Piazza
Aug 9 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Every year we have a stall, vigil and time of prayer to commemorate the bombing of Hiroshima.  Join us, help give out leaflets, talk with people about what is happening today to ban nuclear weapons, pray with us.  Prayer times at 11.30 and 3.30. Leaflet here

Contact the office if you would like to help us any way – all welcome.

Nagasaki Day peace stall @ Liverpool City Centre
Aug 9 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Hiroshima & Nagasaki Commemorations @ Choir Chapel, Alyesford Priory
Aug 9 @ 8:15 pm – 9:15 pm
Sep
9
Sat
Stop the Arms Trade Vigil: Glasgow @ Donald Dewer Statue
Sep 9 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Join us for some or all of the time as we raise awareness of one of the worlds largest Arms Fairs, DSEI (Defence & Security Equipment International) taking place in London from 12-15 September 2017, allowing buyers and sellers to network and make deals.

Sep
11
Mon
Silent Vigil:Stop the Arms Fair , London ExCeL @ London Excel Centre
Sep 11 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

DSEI2017Open invitation to all who wish to join us.  We will meet at Royal Victoria Dock DLR at 6.30 and walk to the place where we will keep vigil from 7.00pm – 8.00pm.  Bring your own signs and banners and candles in jars.

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Coventry – Silent Vigil – Stop the Arms Fair @ Coventry Cathedral
Sep 11 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

A silent vigil on the steps of Coventry Cathedral Ruins in solidarity with the vigil in London at the DESI Arms Fair.

Nov
20
Mon
50 years of occupation: Remembrance of all children, Palestinian and Jewish @ Trafalgar Square, London
Nov 20 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Remembrance of all children, Palestinian and Jewish. Killed through 50 years of Occupation 1967-2017. Jews for Justice for Palestinians asks you to join us in remembering 50 years of Israeli Occupation, with music, reflection & lighting thousands of Yahrzeit candles. Trafalgar Square Universal Children’s Day

Pax Christi will be represented at this gathering 

Mar
7
Wed
Lenten vigils in Birmingham challenge support for the arms trade @ HSBC Bank
Mar 7 @ 8:30 am – 9:30 am
A Christian peace group, MiCha (Midlands Christian Action) will be holding prayer and protest vigils outside HSBC on the corner of New Street and Corporation Street, central Birmingham, for the season of Lent. We will be calling on HSBC to cease their support for arms trade companies through investments, loans and other financial services.
Each vigil will be from 8.30am – 9.30am.
The dates are:
Weds March 7th,
Mon March 12th
Weds March 21st
Martin Newell
Austin SmithHouse, 96 Ivor Road, Sparkhill, 
Birmingham B11 4NX
Tel: 0121 772 7933

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