Hiroshima and Nagasaki A-bombings Annual commemoration

Park Square, Leeds Park Square, Leeds

Join local Leeds' residents as they come together to commemorate the lives lost and the people still suffering as a result of the Hiroshima and Nagasaki bombings. There will be poetry, music from Hands Across, speeches, including from the Leader of Leeds City Council James Lewis, and readings. The event is organised by Leeds CND and sponsored by Leeds PeaceLinks […]

The Politics of Nuclear Disarmament – Nuclear Information Service webinar

Yorkshire
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What will eliminating nuclear weapons mean for the domestic politics of nuclear weapon states? How can the nuclear weapons ban treaty be advanced and in what ways can strengthening democracy help achieve nuclear abolition? Who, or what, is preventing us from binning the bomb? Tim Street’s new book explores what political conditions must be established and what obstacles overcome for […]

Week of Action Against DSEI Arms Fair

ExCeL, East Gate London

Get ready to join in the resistance to DSEI 2021. Every two years, the global arms trade comes to London. DSEI, one of the world’s largest arms fairs, returns to London’s Docklands this September. This is where those who profit from war, repression and injustice do business. This is where we can stop them. 1,700+ arms companies plan to set up […]

Nurses not Nukes: nuclear disarmament in the age of Covid-19

Yorkshire
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Join CND for our online fringe meeting as part of TUC 2021. During this ongoing massive public health crisis the government has decided to increase its nuclear arsenal by over 40% and make a big increase in military expenditure, but it refuses to pay nurses properly. How can it justify this shocking misallocation of public funds – on weapons of […]

Selling Death: why we must stop the arms trade

Yorkshire
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Join CND and speakers including Rokhsana Fiaz, Mayor of Newham for an online rally in opposition to the DSEI Arms Fair 2021. Defence companies, including those who manufacture nuclear weapons, are exhibiting at the Excel Centre in East London. CND is part of a coalition campaigning to stop the arms fair, and stop the global trade in weapons of mass […]

Join our CLIMATE EMERGENCY walk

Ian Clough Hall Hall Cliffe Baildon, Shipley, Yorkshire

People walking together sends a powerful message calling for action. Pilgrimage, camino, haj and long marches have marked the need for determination and change, no less today when injustice, widespread poverty and planetary collapse can and must be overcome. We ask all individuals, schools and school children, and all community organisations to add to this commitment of love and concern […]

Greenham 40 Women’s Disco

saltaire bar 70 Saltaire Road, Shipley

Fundraiser for Bradford Rape Crisis and Bradford CND, celebrating the 40th anniversary of the Greenham Common Women's Peace Camp. We'll be singing songs from Greenham, then dancing the night away with DJs Jenny and Maria from Buffet. Raffle, photo booth (from our friends at the Peace Museum) and some very short speeches. Plus a rolling slide show of photos from […]

AUKUS: Why We Say No – emergency online rally

Yorkshire
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The announcement of AUKUS, the military partnership between the UK, the US and Australia, is a dangerous escalation in the West’s ongoing confrontation with China. Time to stand up and oppose the government’s reckless and illegal foreign policy: read CND General Secretary Kate Hudson’s blog on the deal Spreading nuclear technology is at the heart of the deal: the US […]

Stories of State Surveillance and Infiltration of Peace Movements: Peace History Conference 2021

Yorkshire
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Organised by the Peace History Conference group, with Greater Manchester & District CND and the Working Class Movement Library, this year’s Peace History Conference will consider examples of state spying on peace campaigns and explore the lessons of this history for today’s activists. The programme is still being developed but current speakers include: • The journalist Rob Evans, author of Undercover, who will discuss the […]

Yorkshire marks the International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons at Menwith Hill & Fylingdales

Menwith Hill Menwith Hill, Harrogate, North Yorkshire

The Nuke Free Europe network is coordinating a month of action this September to highlight the presence of nuclear weapons stationed across the continent. Here in the UK, we will be shining a spotlight on the nuclear chain by encouraging action at nuclear sites across the country on September 26th, the International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons. […]