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Events

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.

Saturday, September 1, 2018 - 00:00
Sunday, November 25, 2018 - 00:00

Fresh from a tour of the United States, this acclaimed new play by Michael Mears - profressional actor and member of the Peace Pledge Union - continues with more performances around London, Scotland and the north of England. The play follows the real-life experiences of Bert Brocklesby, who risked a death sentence for refusing to fight in World War One.

Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 19:30

Join Shannen Lang of Bradford Peace Museum in exploring the disastrous consequences of the Versailles Treaty. This is the annual lecture of the Grassington and District Peace Group, supported by Skipton Quakers.

Thursday, November 1, 2018 - 09:00
Friday, December 21, 2018 - 12:00

Visit Friends House in London to view a work of art based around remembrance and peace. This takes the form of a large installation of handmade white poppies to commemorate victims of wars since World War One.

Saturday, November 3, 2018 - 14:00

A lecture by Caroline Lucas to mark 100 years since the end of World War One. Organised by the Movement for the Abolition of War.

Sunday, November 11, 2018 - 00:00
Sunday, November 11, 2018 - 00:00

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.

Sunday, November 11, 2018 - 13:00

A ceremony of remembrance will be held in Tavistock Square, London, from 1.00pm. Organised by the Peace Pledge Union and other members of the First World War Peace Forum, it is an opportunity to remember all victims of war and to commit ourselves to working for peace. The event will include a live performance by celebrated Syrian singer Maya Youseff.

Sunday, November 11, 2018 - 13:00
Sunday, November 11, 2018 - 14:00

On Remembrance Sunday, all are welcome to join members of Merseyside Peace Network in remembering the conscientious objectors incarcerated in Walton Prison in Liverpool during the First World War, and all who are still in prison around the world today for resisting war.

Sunday, November 11, 2018 - 14:00
Sunday, November 11, 2018 - 17:00

Drop in to Friends' House (opposite Euston Station) between 2pm and 5pm to meet a range of groups promoting nonviolence and to learn about current peace campaigns. Organised by the First World War Forum, whose members include the Peace Pledge Union. There will be live music, stalls, a children's programme led by the Woodcraft Folk, plus books and food available form the Quaker Centre. Open to all.

Sunday, November 11, 2018 - 14:15

A short ceremony including the placing of a wreath of white poppies at the war memorial, to remember all victims of war. All are welcome.

Sunday, November 11, 2018 - 15:00

All are welcome to join with Bury St Edmunds Quakers in a ceremony of readings, silence and reflection. A wreath of white poppies will be laid.