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

January 2018

February 2018

  • Saturday 3 Meeting for Worship at Menwith Hill 2:00-3:00pm
  • Friday 9 to Sunday 11 Quakers and European Politics Woodbrooke course – https://www.woodbrooke.org.uk/item/quakers-and-european-politics/
  • Friday 16 to Sunday 18 Alternatives to Violence Project (AVP) Level 1 workshop North Lanarkshire – https://avpbritain.org.uk/events/
  • Saturday 17 CND 6oth Birthday Music, food, singing, storytelling and Bring Your Own Museum curated by the Peace Museum. More details at www,yorkshirecnd.org.uk 01274 730795 [email protected]
  • Thursday 22 The Spiral of Violence: ISIS and the Uk with Moazzam Begg 7-9pm Talking of Peace Friargate Meeting House York [email protected] http://www.yorkquakers.org.uk/news.html
  • Friday 23 to Sunday 25 Resilient Communities Course at Woodbrooke
  • Saturday 24 Stop Arming Saudi Arabia - vigil Silent Vigil 12.30-1.30 at The Cross, Chester.
  • Saturday 24 Why are men more violent than women? John Archer contributes to this series of Hexham Debates – more info at https://hexhamdebates.wordpress.com/
  • Saturday 24 to Sunday 25 Conflict in Groups: Facilitating Change VENUE TBC. With Paul Kahawatte and Hannah Lewis of Navigate. £30-£250, some free places (does include food and bed). More info and application form: 01865 403 134: www.tinyurl.com/peacenews2678

March 2018

April 2018

  • Friday 6 to Sunday 8 Alternatives to Violence Project (AVP) Level 1 workshop Ashton under Lyne https://avpbritain.org.uk/events/
  • Friday 6 to Sunday 8 Alternatives to Violence Project (AVP) Level 1 workshop Glasgow https://avpbritain.org.uk/events/
  • Saturday 7 Meeting for Worship at Menwith Hill 2:00-3:00pm
  • Friday 13 to Sunday 15 What can you say? Speaking up and speaking out? Course at Woodbrooke
  • Friday 20 to Sunday 22 Fellowship of Reconciliation Annual Conference Joint event with the Anglican and Methodist Peace Fellowships, at Hinsley Hall 62 Headingley Lane Leeds LS6 2BX. More info later. Contacts: 01865 250781 http://www.for.org.uk
  • Saturday 21 Prison, Prisoner, Politics and Power Dan Gunn contributes to this series of Hexham Debates – more info at https://hexhamdebates.wordpress.com/

May 2018

  • Saturday 5 Worth Dying For: The Power and Politics of Flags Tim Marshall contributes to this series of Hexham Debates – more info at https://hexhamdebates.wordpress.com/
  • Saturday 5 International Conscientious Objector's Day http://wriirg.org/co/15may.htm
  • Saturday 5 Meeting for Worship at Fylingdales 12:00-1:00pm
  • Monday 7 to Sunday 3 Let your life preach Online course at Woodbrooke
  • Saturday 19 How and why the economic model is broken in Britain Sarah Bryson contributes to this series of Hexham Debates – more info at https://hexhamdebates.wordpress.com/

June 2018

  • Saturday 2 Meeting for Worship at Menwith Hill 2:00-3:00pm
  • Friday 8 to Sunday 10 Hope in Troubled Time Course at Woodbrooke
  • Saturday 23 What chance for a nuclear-free Wworld? Paul Rogers contributes to this series of Hexham Debates – more info at https://hexhamdebates.wordpress.com/
  • Saturday 23 NFPB members' meeting at Glasgow Meeting House. Contact us for more details
  • Friday 29 to Sunday 1 Alternatives to Violence Project (AVP) Level 1 workshop South Manchester https://avpbritain.org.uk/events/

July 2018

  • Saturday 7 Meeting for Worship at Fylingdales 12:00-1:00pm
  • Friday 27 to Sunday 29 Alternatives to Violence Project (AVP) Level 1 workshop Ashton under Lyne https://avpbritain.org.uk/events/

August 2018

  • Saturday 4 Meeting for Worship at Menwith Hill 2:00-3:00pm
  • Friday 10 to Sunday 12 Stories for our time: Storytelling as a tool for peace, a tool for change Course at Woodbrooke
  • Monday 20 to Sunday 23 Bayard Rustin: reflections on his life and witness Online course at Woodbrooke

September 2018

October 2018

  • Saturday 6 Meeting for Worship at Menwith Hill 2:00-3:00pm
  • 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/
  • Friday 26 to Sunday 28 Exploring Islamophobia Course at Woodbrooke

November 2018

  • Saturday 3 Meeting for Worship at Fylingdales 12:00-1:00pm
  • Monday 5 to Wednesday 7 Restorative Justice Course at Woodbrooke
  • Friday 9 to Sunday 11 Shalom: the peace that changes everything Course at Woodbrooke
  • Friday 30 to Sunday 2 Alternatives to Violence Project (AVP) Level 1 workshop South Manchester – https://avpbritain.org.uk/events/

December 2018

  • Saturday 1 Meeting for Worship at Menwith Hill 2:00-3:00pm
  • Saturday 1 NFPB members' meeting at Sheffield Meeting House. Contact us for more details
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