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

 

REMEMBRANCE SUNDAY: 11 November 2018

On Remembrance Sunday this year, it will be 100 years to the day since the end of the First World War,
which was supposed to be the war to end all war.

Since 1918, at least 67 million people have died in war.

The Peace Pledge Union, along with other peace and human rights groups - local, national and international - will hold events on and around Remembrance Sunday in remembrance of all victims of war, and to commit ourselves to working for peace.

 

Alternative Remembrance Sunday Ceremony
12.30pm, Tavistock Square, London WC1

A ceremony of remembrance and peace will be held in Tavistock Square, London, from 12.30pm. Organised by the members of the First World War Peace Forumm including the Peace Pledge Union, it will be an opportunity to reflect on the millions who have died and suffered in warfare and to commit ourselves to working fore peace and nonviolence. Celebrated Syrian singer Maya Youseff will perform live during the ceremony.

Festival of Peace and Remembrance
2.00pm - 5.00pm, Friends House, Euston Road, London WC1

Drop in to Friends House 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. 

Events around the UK

Details of other events will be posted here as we receive information about them.

If you would like to tell us about your own event, or would like advice about organising an Alternative Remembrance Sunday Ceremony in your own area, community, workplace, place of worship, school or univesrity, please contact us at mail@ppu.org.uk or on 020 7424 9444.