Time: Light meal at 18:00. The lecture will begin at 19:00
Date: Thursday 8th October
Venue: Friends’ Meeting House, Liverpool, L1
This year’s John Hamilton Memorial Peace Lecture, on the subject of militarism in schools, will be delivered by Birbeck, University of London Professor of History Joanna Bourke.
Author of Wounding the World, which has been described by The Observer as essential reading, Professor Bourke is a prolific writer and thinker on socialist, feminist and anti-war issues.
To find out more about her read this in depth interview by The Guardian
This event is free to attend but please book your place through Eventbright so the organisers know how many people to cater for.Tags: john hamilton lecture, liverpool quakers, prof joanna bourke
September 24th, 2015MCND News
The latest Merseyside C.N.D. newsletter is now available to download and includes:
- the annual John Hamilton Lecture at Liverpool Friends’ Meeting House
- Remembrance Day plans
- Keep Space for Peace Week
- Drone against Drones
- Former Conservative Energy Minister calls for Hinkley to be abandoned
and lots more…
Date/Time: Thursday 1st October, 6pm – 9pm (Food from 6pm, workshop starts at 6:45pm)
Venue: Elizabeth Gidney Suite Liverpool Guild of Students, 160 Mount Pleasant, Liverpool, L3
Seeds For Change, a grassroots Cooperative who specialise in providing support and training to activists, campaigners, community groups and co-operatives will be running this two hour workshop on non-violent direct action. It will be accessible for any levels of experience and cover a basic introduction to NVDA, effective and safe blockading, brainstorming sessions and more.Tags: nvda, seeds for change
The group will be serving food before the workshop from 6pm to raise money for Migrant Artists Mutual Aid, a group who raise money for refugees within Liverpool. Please come along and use this as an opportunity to become more connected with other campaign groups within the city and share what action you have planned over the coming months. The NVDA workshop will be held between from 6.45pm to 9pm.
Celebrating United Nations’ Day of Peace
Time: 14:00 – 17:00
Date: Sunday 20th September
Venue: Walled Garden, Wallasey Central Park, Liscard Road, Wallasey
Wallasey Peace One Day group will celebrate U.N. Peace Day with folk music by Gill and George Peckham, children’s craft work with Birkenhead Woodcraft Folk, serving Tea in the Park refreshments and biscuit decorating. The event will be opened by Wirral Deputy Mayor, Pat Hackett. Contact Janet on 677 1133 or firstname.lastname@example.org or Barbara on 638 3967 for more details.Tags: Peace One Day, United Nations, wallasey cnd