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.

Protest against arms sales to Saudi Arabia

Wednesday 7 March 2018
Saudi Prince Not Welcome
London

The Peace Pledge Union is joining with a range of peace and human rights organisations, including Yemeni and Bahraini groups, to protest against the official visit of Mohammed bin Salman, crown prince of Saudi Arabia and purchaser of British arms, to the UK.




PPU stallFriday 30 March - Sunday
1 April 2018

National Education Union conference, Brighton

The PPU will be at the annual gathering of the NEU (formerly the National Union of Teachers). We will provide information and resources, working with teachers to promote education for peace and to challenge militarism in schools.



Friday 20 - Sunday 22 April 2018Symbol of the Fellowship of Reconciliation (England)
Letting in the Light: Positive steps for peace -
Leeds

If you're attending the annual gathering of Christian peace groups, watch out for the stall from the Peace Pledge Union (which includes people of many religions and none). The event is organised by our friends and allies in the Fellowship of Reconciliation and similar groups.


Saturday 12 May 2018PPU conference 2017
PPU Conference
London

A day to explore pacifist activism, meet like-minded people and make plans for your own area. Details will be available closer to the time. The event will take place in Friends' House, opposite Euston station. Save the date!




Tuesday 15 May 2018Conscientious objectors' memorial stone
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.




Saturday 16 - Sunday 17 Leamington Peace Festival
June 2018

Leamington Peace Festival


Watch out for the Peace Pledge Union stall at this annual Midlands peace event. Come and say hello, question us and find out more at any point. Also, don't forget to check out the events on the programme to see when the PPU is speaking during the weekend.

 

Saturday 30 June 2018Children at an armed forces event
Armed Forces Day, around the UK


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 challenging this message and resisting armed force. Watch out for more details closer to the time.


Sunday 11 November 2018
Remembrance Sunday and White poppy wreath
centenary of the end of
World War One

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". Amongst other things, the Peace Pledge Union will organise a national ceremony in London in conjunction with other groups in the First World War Peace Forum.