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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.

Thursday, February 7, 2019 - 19:30
Wednesday, May 15, 2019 - 12:00

War School is a film about the battle for the hearts and minds of Britain’s children. Set against the backdrop of Remembrance, this controversial and challenging documentary reveals how, faced with unprecedented opposition to its wars, the British government is using a series of new and targeted strategies to promote support for the military. 

Friday, March 22, 2019 - 11:30
Saturday, March 23, 2019 - 17:00

This event in Birmingham is the first of a series of festivals for academics, activists and anyone interested in exploring the many legacies of World War One. The Peace Pledge Union will be running a session on peace history and its relevance for today.

Sunday, April 14, 2019 - 13:00
Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 13:00

The Peace Pledge Union will be running a stall at the annual conference of the National Education Union (NEU) in Liverpool. We'll be meeting delegates, displaying our educational resources and campaigning alongside teachers against militarism in the classroom.

Saturday, April 27, 2019 - 00:00
Sunday, April 28, 2019 - 00:00

Bringing together historians, activists, academics, performers and community groups, this festival in Bristol will explore overlooked aspects of the First World War, including conscientious objection, mutinies, strikes and women's peace activism.

Wednesday, May 15, 2019 - 00:00
Wednesday, May 15, 2019 - 00:00

Events will be held around the world in support of conscientious objectors currently in prison and in remembrance of the conscientious objectors of the past. More details will be available closer to the time.

Saturday, June 1, 2019 - 11:00
Saturday, June 1, 2019 - 18:00

Save the date! Our annual conference is an opportunity to explore pacifism, to learn from each other and to prepare ourselves for action. At our Annual General Meeting, we will look back at the last year of work and elect the PPU Council for the coming year.

Saturday, June 29, 2019 - 00:00
Saturday, June 29, 2019 - 00:00

Peace Pledge Union members around the UK will be joining with others concerned about the militarism creeping into British society through events such as Armed Forces Day. There will be protests, discussions and other events.

Monday, July 29, 2019 - 00:00
Saturday, August 3, 2019 - 00:00

Pacifists and other anti-militarists from around the world will assemble in Colombia to learn from each other and to work together in challenging war and militarism and promoting active nonviolence. Members of the Peace Pledge Union will be representing British pacifists at the event.

Monday, September 2, 2019 - 00:00
Thursday, September 19, 2019 - 00:00

The PPU, along with the many other groups that make up the Stop the Arms Fair coalition, will be taking part in a variety of nonviolent actions in the run-up to the DSEI arms fair in London.

Sunday, November 10, 2019 - 00:00

In the run-up to Remembrance Sunday, the Peace Pledge Union will be distributing white poppies. We'll be calling for remembrance of all victims of war of all nationalities, a commitment to peace and a rejection of militarism.