Calendar

NB: in the interests of brevity, this list covers chiefly events in the north of Britain with some events in other parts of the country – and a few international events. For details of other regular vigils, visit the Quaker Peace Exchange pages. Also worth checking out, the events pages on the Network for Peace website (used as a source for many of the dates below – thanks NfP!). And don’t forget our Facebook and Twitter pages

August 2018

  • Monday 20 to Sunday 23 Bayard Rustin: reflections on his life and witness Online course at Woodbrooke

September 2018

  • Friday 21 to Sunday 23 Alternatives to Violence Project (AVP) Level 1 workshop South Manchester – https://avpbritain.org.uk/events/
  • Saturday 22 NAE NUKES ANYWHERE! March and Peace Rally at Faslane NB: Change of date International Rally at Faslane marking the first anniversary of the signing of the Treaty for the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (aka Ban Treaty) – being organised by Scottish CND – http://www.nuclearban.scot/nae-nukes-anywhere-international-rally-at-fas...
  • Monday 24 to Wednesday 26 How to be a conscientious objector today Course at Woodbrooke
  • Wednesday 26 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/
  • Saturday 29 NFPB members' meeting At Lincoln Quaker Meeting House, Contact us for more details

October 2018

  • Saturday 6 Meeting for Worship at Menwith Hill 2:00-3:00pm
  • Saturday 6 Lifting the Shadow of WW1 and Prospects for Peace Today York Quakers are taking this opportunity to host two one-day events this autumn (see also 17 November). The events explore the lessons from the past and ways to resolve conflict in the present and future. Both events are at Friargate Quaker Meeting House and are open to the general public as well as Quakers. http://www.yorkquakers.org.uk/ww1conferences.html
  • Monday 8 to Wednesday 10 Forced migration and human rights Course at Woodbrooke
  • Friday 19 to Sunday 21 Alternatives to Violence Project (AVP) Level 1 workshop Ashton under Lyne https://avpbritain.org.uk/events/
  • Thursday 25 to Wednesday 28 The Theology of Quaker Testimony 25 October – 28 November – Six-week webinar series https://www.woodbrooke.org.uk/view-course-search/
  • Friday 26 to Sunday 28 Exploring Islamophobia Course at Woodbrooke
  • Wednesday 31 'Howard Clark Memorial Lecture'- A fresh view on conflict: Logics of security versus the logics of peace Lecture by Christine Schweizer of War Resisters International , at Leeds Beckett University, 17:30-19:00

November 2018

  • Saturday 3 Meeting for Worship at Fylingdales 12:00-1:00pm
  • Saturday 3 Quaker Activist Gathering at Lancaster Meeting House . “An action-focused day for Quakers who identify as activists, framed in worship. It will be a day to make connections, build common cause, deepen our action through exploring the Quaker aspect of it, and discover how we can work more effectively.” Info and booking details (book by 15th October) http://www.quaker.org.uk/events/quaker-activist-gathering-2018
  • Monday 5 to Wednesday 7 Restorative Justice Course at Woodbrooke
  • Friday 9 to Sunday 11 Shalom: the peace that changes everything Course at Woodbrooke
  • Saturday 17 Lifting the Shadow WW1 and Prospects for Peace Today York Quakers are taking this opportunity to host two one-day events this autumn (see also 6 October). The events explore the lessons from the past and ways to resolve conflict in the present and future. Both events are at Friargate Quaker Meeting House and are open to the general public as well as Quakers. http://www.yorkquakers.org.uk/ww1conferences.html
  • Monday 19 to Wednesday 21 The peace and hope to end war Course at Charney Manor, facilitated by Philip Austin, NFPB Coordinator. A time for reflection and discussion, sharing hopes and ideas for action Further information www.charneymanor.com/events/
  • Friday 30 to Sunday 2 Alternatives to Violence Project (AVP) Level 1 workshop South Manchester – https://avpbritain.org.uk/events/

December 2018

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