BIG UP festival of art and social change

The Tetley Hunslet Road, Leeds

In the wilds and winding streets of West Yorkshire, a diverse ecology of community arts and social change work is thriving and flourishing, creating and instigating. This work can sometimes be overlooked, which is where BIG UP steps in and plugs in the amp. In building networks between creatives, social change-makers and audiences, the aim is to make the voices […]

Festival for Survival

The Renfield Centre & Adelaide Baptist Church Glasgow, United Kingdom

One Planet: Twin Threats. Festival for Survival is a gathering exploring the link between nuclear weapons & climate change. Scotland Must Act. War has scarred the 21st Century and the world is careering towards an even more precarious position. The rising potential for nuclear calamity fuses with another existential threat: human-induced catastrophic climate change and ecocide. These threaten the very […]

‘Nuclear Militarisation: How it threatens humanity’ webinar

Medact’s Nuclear Weapons Group is excited to present a brand new webinar: Nuclear Militarisation: How it threatens humanity on Monday November 6th at 6:30pm. This event is aimed at health workers, students, and all committed to health justice within Medact’s movement. Join us for a comprehensive and concise account of the science of nuclear weapons, and the threat they pose to […]

The legacy of British nuclear weapons colonialism

Throughout its history the UK’s nuclear weapons programme has depended upon the resources, lands and labour of indigenous communities. Join us to discuss the legacy of this exploitative system and the struggle for justice with representatives from some of those communities. Speakers: Marie-Claire Faray outlining some of the impacts of uranium mining for nuclear weapons in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) Ian Zabarte from the Western […]

Nuclear Weapons and the Climate Crisis

A webinar organised by The Green Party Peace, Security and Defence Policy Working Group and hosted by Yorkshire CND. Nuclear experts explore the links between nuclear weapons, nuclear power and the climate crisis.

Songs for Peace

The Mirror Pool Centenary Square, Bradford

All welcome to this annual peace event hosted by Yorkshire CND. Featuring songs sung by local choirs and soup* to warm us up afterwards at Josef K café. Meet at the side if the Mirror Pool, near Cake ‘Ole café at 1pm on Sunday 12th November. White poppies will be available for sale on the day, and prior via Yorkshire […]

Save the Date Webinar NATO Climate Killer

There is an assumption that this could be our contribution to the ongoing discourses on issues related to the upcoming COP in Dubai, UAE (Nov.30 to Dec.12) as well as one of the buildup webinars towards counter summit/campaigns re.NATO75 in Wash DC. (July 6 and 7, 2024)

YCND Regional Campaigners Meeting

Join us to share recent peace news from your local area and to discuss upcoming actions for Nuclear Ban Week, COP28, & the Peace & Crafts Fair

Militarism and Climate Change

Imagine Leeds 11 Albion Street, 7th floor, Leeds

Talks and discussion of the links between militarism, the military-industrial complex, the fossil fuel industry and climate change. Speakers Dr Phil Webber, Chair of Scientists for Global Responsibility. Phil has co-authored London After the Bomb, and Crisis Over Cruise. He was one of the organisers of the London Nuclear Warfare Tribunal (1983). More recently, he has contributed to or written […]