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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.

Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 18:30
Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 20:30

Join us to protest against the arms industry's annual dinner - a place where arms dealers can network, make agreements and influence the MPs, generals and other decision-makers who are invited along.

Friday, March 8, 2019 - 00:00
Sunday, March 10, 2019 - 00:00

The annual conference of our friends and allies at the Fellowship of Reconciliation, this event aims to map the practical journeys that bring individuals, communities and societies to peace.

Saturday, March 9, 2019 - 00:00
Sunday, March 10, 2019 - 00:00

Every two years the global arms trade sets up shop in East London. TheĀ DSEIĀ arms fair returns in September 2019. We will gather together in March 2019 to share ideas and skills. We will make plans to resist the arms fair with active nonviolence - and to shut it down.

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

Bringing together historians, activists, academics, performers and community groups, this festival 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 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, 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.