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Quaker Equality Week

Saturday, March 7, 2015 to Sunday, March 15, 2015

Quaker Equality Week is a 9-day “week” running from Saturday 7th to Sunday 15th March 2015. Quakers all over the country will display posters and have vigils and other activities to publicise our testimony to equality, with the theme of economic inequality in the UK. http://quakersforequality.webplus.net/index.html

Northern Friends Peace Board members' meeting

Saturday, November 28, 2015

in Lancaster. 10.45 – 16.15, (arrivals from 10.00am)
Contact us on [email protected] , for further details

Hexham Debates: Saturday 20th June ‘Ecocide, the Missing 5th Crime Against Peace’

Saturday, June 20, 2015

Polly Higgins, Barrister, and Lawyer for the Earth – 11am-12.30pm at:

St Mary’s Centre
St Mary’s RC Church
Hencotes
Hexham
NE46 2EB
https://hexhamdebates.wordpress.com/
hexhamdebates.wordpress.com

Speaking Up and Speaking Out

Friday, November 20, 2015 to Sunday, November 22, 2015

https://www.woodbrooke.org.uk/courses.php?action=course&id=9759 – final part of a series of 3 linked weekends responding to and developing ideas within the 2015 Swarthmore Lecture given by Diana Francis, on ‘Faith, Peace and Power’ We will explore how we can best express to others our testimony to peace and commitment to the abolition of war. At https://www.woodbrooke.org.uk/

Voices from the Ukraine and nurturing peaceful change

wall hanging at Newcastle Meeting House

At our final meeting of 2014, Northern Friends Peace Board members gathered at Newcastle upon Tyne Quaker Meeting House. A well attended meeting was joined by three young men from the Ukraine, who were all gaining experience in community work with children in the East end of Newcastle. They talked about some of the underlying causes of the protests that led to the continuing violent conflict in their home country, mentioning their own experiences of unemployment and corruption as well as participating in the demonstrations a year ago in Kiev.

Sustaining Activism - Never Easy!

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Speaker: Lindis Percy, Peace activist since 1980 and co-founder of CAAB (Campaign for the Accountability of American Bases). —
Part of Quakers in York series of Peace Talks
Quaker Meeting House, Friargate, York, YO1 9RL 7.30 – 9.00pm

New posters available - and YMG news

Poster - 'There is Another Way'

We had our new posters printed in time to take a good supply to the Quaker ‘Yearly Meeting Gathering’ at the beginning of August and were pleased to see Friends liked them. The posters consist of three reproductions of earlier designs, which we hope will be useful for those wanting to mark the centenary of the First World War over the coming four years with a message of peace. The fourth is a new poster, reflecting our concerns for promoting peaceful approaches to the range of potential and actual conflicts in the world.

Living within environmental limits: From science to practice

Saturday, October 4, 2014

Scientists for Global Responsibility conference and AGM 2014
Halton Mill, Halton, Lancaster LA2 6ND, UK http://www.sgr.org.uk/events/living-within-environmental-limits-science-...

Posters

We have have these posters printed in 2014. Three are reproductions of posters produced by Northern Friends Peace Board in the post WW1 period, whilst the other is a new design. If you would like to order some get in touch by email or phone or complete and send the order form with payment
£1.50 individual posters, £4 for all 4, including postage.
Or £1.00 / £3.00 without postage.

Click on the links below for a larger image of the posters and for an order form.

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There is another way

Just over a hundred years ago, NFPB’s Secretary, Robert Long, wrote a powerful piece of text two days after Britain declaring war, asking ‘What Shall We Do?’ . We are producing this simple A5 leaflet in 2014 for Friends and others to use. This may be particuarly appropriate over the period of, and events relating to, the centenary of Britain going to war in 1914 (4th August) but also for other occasions.

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