This list includes PPU events as well as other events that PPU members and supporters are involved in. The inclusion of an event on the list does not imply that it is endorsed by the PPU.

You might also be interested in the Network for Peace's more detailed list of events organised by groups concerned with peace.

If you are involved in organising other events that you think should be listed here, please drop us a line at mail@ppu.org.uk.

PPU stall at Leamington Peace Festival, 2018

The Lost Files
5 May - 23 September 2018 - London


A new sculpture by Al Johnson will be at Bruce Castle Museum. The Lost Files explores the experience of conscientious objectors in World War One, with a focus on 350 conscientious objectors and their families from Hornsey, Tottenham and Wood Green.

Conflicting Views: Pacifist Painters
Monday 25 June - Sunday 7 October 2018 - Chichester

A free exhibition in the Otter Gallery at Chichester University explores the ways in which pacifist artists have responded to conflict and war.

Hiroshima Day and Nagasaki Day
Monday 6 and Wednesday 9 August 2018 - worldwide

There will be events around the world to remember the thousands of people killed in the nuclear massacres at Hiroshima and Nagasaki in 1945. It is an opportunity to remind ourselves of the need to keep resisting nuclear weapons, and other weapons.

Peace Sunday
Sunday 23 September 2018 - acound the UK


A number of Christian churches will be focusing on peace issues in their worship and action, while Christian peace campaigners will take the opportunity to promote peace within churches more widely. Free resources produced by the Fellowship of Reconciliation.

Remembrance Sunday and centenary of end of WW1
Sunday 11 November 2018 - around the UK

Events will mark 100 years since the end of the First World War, as we aim to learn from its failure to be the "war to end all wars". Ceremonies around the UK will provide an opportunity to remember the millions who have died and suffered in war over the last century, and to commit ourselves to peace.

Alternative Remembrance Sunday Ceremony
Sunday 11 November 2018 - London

A ceremony of remembrance and peace will be held in Tavistock Square, London, from 12.30pm. Organised by the Peace Pledge Union and other members of the First World War Peace Forum, it will include a live performance by celebrated Syrian singer Maya Youseff.

Festival of Peace and Remembrance
Sunday 11 November 2018 - London

Drop in to Friends' House (Euston Road) between 2pm nad 5pm to meet a range of groups promoting nonviolence and to learn about current peace campaigns. There will be live music, stalls, a children's programme led by the Woodcraft Folk, plus books and food available form the Quaker Centre. Come along to ask questions, satisfy your curiosity about what peace campaigning actually involves, and meet new people. 

Poster declaring, 'No More War: Let's make peace happen'