War with Iran? Nonviolent alternatives; a report on a peace delegation to Iran.

Tuesday, June 11, 2013

HUDDERSFIELD Emily Johns & Milan Rai, co-editors of Peace News on their recent peace delegation to Iran. 7.30pm at: Brian Jackson Centre, HD1 5JP (2 mins from rail & bus stations). Organised by Huddersfield Quakers:

Exciting time for NFPB centenary events and resources

This coming six weeks will provide a number of opportunities for Friends to learn about and contribute to our centenary celebrations.

Peace News Summer Camp: Taking a Lead from the Global South

Thursday, July 25, 2013 to Monday, July 29, 2013

This year’s camp is organised by activists of colour/people with a global majority heritage. We invite you to join us and others from across the broad spectrum of the peace and radical social change movements for five days of workshops, entertainment and network building! Near Diss, Norfolk

Iran - dismantling the myths

Monday, June 10, 2013

Emily Johns and Milan Rai, co-editors of Peace News, travelled to Iran in February on a US-UK peace delegation. Hosted by Stockport for Peace at Stockport Quaker Meeting House, Cooper Street, corner of Higher Hillgate and Longshut Lane, SK1 3QL Telephone 0777 560 5062 or
0780 392 8778

St Ethelburga’s Dialogue and Facilitation Skills

Monday, June 10, 2013 to Tuesday, June 11, 2013

St Ethelburga’s Centre
A two day course in our approaches to dialogue facilitation, narrative and approaches to conflict.

Faith-based conflict resilience

Wednesday, June 12, 2013

St Ethelburga’s Centre
Exploring conflict within different faith communities, and how we can develop faith-based tools and approaches to improve conflict resilience.

Peace in all its height and breadth

[ A report of this conference is at: ]

A day-conference looking at current & future peace priorities and marking the centenary of Northern Friends Peace Board

Saturday 15th June 2013 10.30 – 4.15

Friargate Quaker Meeting House, York

The world of today is very different to that of 1913, when Northern Friends Peace Board was founded.  Concerns of militarism and peace-building continue, however.  The conference will  be a time for learning, for meeting and talking with others and for identifying opportunities and resources for action.

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Peace Stories: Inspiration from the past - Patterns for the future

Thursday, May 9, 2013 speaker Philip Austin. He will reflect on the different strands and stories of peace activity that he has encountered through these, consider what can be learned from them and suggest how they can help us in our future approaches to working for peace.

Warm welcome in Sheffield

This first meeting of the Board in its second century – at Sheffield Central Quaker Meeting House, on Saturday 9th March – was attended by Representatives from as far apart as North of Scotland, Nottingham, West Cumbria and North Wales. We were joined and hosted by Sheffield Friends throughout the day, providing plentiful supplies of tea, coffee and cake and a Friendly welcome.

‘Afghanistan - a personal reflection on four decades of war and its impact on ordinary Afghans’

Wednesday, March 27, 2013

 Laiq, who recently left Afghanistan and is writing a book, will present a video and talk about his experiences. at  Stockport Quaker Meeting House,
Cooper Street SK1 3QL 7.30pm Telephone 0777 560 5062 or 0780 392 8778


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