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.

Holocaust Memorial Day symbol

Saturday 27 January 2018 - worldwide
Holocaust Memorial Day

Events will be held across the world to remember the victims of the Nazi Holocaust and other genocides, and to commit to challenging genocide and racism in the present and future.

PPU stand at the National Union of Teachers conference, 2017

Friday 30 March - Tuesday 3 April - Brighton
National Union of Teachers' conference

The PPU will be back at the annual gathering of the NUT (now part of the National Education Union). We will provide information about our resources and campaigns, as we work with teachers to promote education for peace and to challenge militarism in schools.

PPU conference 2017

Saturday 12 May 2018 - London
PPU Conference and Annual General Meeting

A day to explore pacifist activism and plan for the future. Details will be available closer to the time. The event will take place in Friends' House, opposite Euston station. Save the date!

Conscientious objectors' memorial stone

Tuesday 15 May 2018 - worldwide
International Conscientious Objectors' Day

Events will take place around the world in support of people resisting conscription and war. This includes memorial events and campaigns in various places in the UK. More information will be published nearer the time.

Children at an armed forces event

Saturday 30 June 2018 - around the UK
Armed Forces Day


The UK government and armed forces leaders will be using "family-friendly" celebrations to portray the armed forces as an unequestionably good institution. There will be people around the UK challenging this message and resisting armed force. Watch out for more details closer to the time.

White poppy wreath

Sunday 11 November 2018 - UK and around the world
Remembrance Sunday and centenary of the end of World War One

There will be a range of events to mark 100 years since the end of the First World War, aiming to learn from the war and its failure to be the "war to end all wars". Amongst other things, the Peace Pledge Union will organise a national ceremony in London in conjunction with other groups that belong to the First World War Peace Forum.