Calder Valley CND for Peace and Justice

What have we been up to?

We organised an Emergency Protest on the Trident Vote in July and held a Hiroshima Day commemoration – Saturday 6th August, in Hebden Bridge.

On 14th November there will be a talk by Andrea Needham at the Bookcase in Hebden Bridge at 7pm. Twenty years ago, on 29 January 1996, a small group of women broke into a British Aerospace factory in Lancashire and disarmed a Hawk warplane bound for use in Indonesia’s then-ongoing genocide in East Timor. Charged with committing over £2m of damage, they spent six months in prison awaiting trial before being acquitted of all charges by a jury – a landmark verdict that generated national media coverage and inspired countless activists across the globe.

Join us to hear one of the women, Andrea Needham, talk about the action and its lessons for today, and read from her recently published memoir ‘The Hammer Blow’. See for a taster of Andrea’s book.

For details of our next meeting, see opposite. All welcome.


Join us to remember those who died when the nuclear bombs were dropped, those who still suffer from radiation poisoning and say NEVER AGAIN!

Hiroshima Day, Saturday 6th August 2016, 3pm by the pack horse bridge in Hebden Bridge

Poetry, Readings, Song, Reflection.

Calder Valley flyer

Calder Valley poster

Next Meeting

The group meets once a month – next meeting will be Wed 12th OCtober at Oddfellows Hall (round the back of Water St), Todmorden 7.30pm


kathypitt725@hotmail .com or Catherine on 07980 291478

Upcoming events

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Our November Calder Valley CND meeting will be in Halifax Orangebox on 7th November at 7.30pm, where we will be showing a film.  We are also organising an event with Andrea Needham on 14th November (see opposite for details)

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