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April 2019

War School Screening + Q&A

24 April @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Derwent College, University of York, D/047
York, Yorkshire United Kingdom
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Film poster for "War School", depicting a child in military uniform standing in a field of poppies, with a helicopter flying overhead.

Film screening of "War School" with Veterans for Peace. War School is a new documentary about the militarisation of British children. "Armed Forces Day, Uniform to Work Day, Camo Day, National Heroes Day - in the streets, on television, on the web, at sports events, in schools, advertising and fashion – the military presence in civilian life is on the march. The public and ever younger children are being groomed to collude in the increasing militarisation of UK society."

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Surround Springfield

27 April @ 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
windmill Tavern, Clifton Ln, Clifton
Preston, Yorkshire PR4 0YE United Kingdom
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Yorkshire Transport from £5 return Leeds - 10am Outside Wetherspoons, North Concourse, Leeds City Station - Book a ticket Bradford - 10.25am Outside the Bradford Hotel - Hall Ings  - Book a ticket Skipton - 11am Outside Tesco, Craven Rd - Book a Ticket Stop New Nuclear in its tracks. Show the Government and the nuclear industry that we don’t want more waste, more risk and more lies in our communities. We can create all the energy we need from…

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War & Peace in Age of Trump – Hebden Bridge

29 April @ 7:45 pm - 9:45 pm
Hope Baptist Church, New Rd, Hebden Bridge, New RD
Hebden Bridge, HX7 8EW United Kingdom
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https://www.facebook.com/groups/caldervalleycnd Free event - open public meeting organised by Calder Valley CND for Peace & Justice - https://www.facebook.com/groups/caldervalleycnd SPEAKERS: Prof. Paul Rogers – Emeritus Professor, Bradford Uni Peace Studies Rachel Melly - Yorkshire CND Sean Morris - Secretary of UK & Ireland Mayors for Peace The Trump Presidency has increased nuclear tensions and instability worldwide, scrapping the Iran nuclear deal, threatening long-standing Treaties which limit US and Russian nuclear deployments, and creating a new ‘Space Force’ to enable US domination…

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May 2019

Rethinking Security – Sheffield

7 May @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Scotia Works, Leadmill Road
Sheffield, S1 4SE United Kingdom
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Festival of Debate Sheffield

Rising global military expenditure ($1739billion) isn’t helping the world feel safer. It’s time for a new approach – grounded in the well-being of people and planet, and rooted in solidarity, justice and appreciation of our inter-dependence. Using participative methods we explore new thinking and ways to grow the conversation. The workshop will be facilitated by Carolyn Leary, Programme Director (CRESST) and Heather Hunt (SCRAP), psychologist, peace and environmental campaigner The event is part of Sheffield's Festival of Debate 2019.

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women with huge white poppies remember conscientious objectors in sheffield

International Conscientious Objectors Day – Sheffield

15 May @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Sheffield Peace Gardens, Pinstone Street
Sheffield, Yorkshire S1 2HH United Kingdom
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We will meet in the Peace Gardens in Sheffield City Centre at 12:30 to mark International Conscientious Objectors Day with some readings and songs. We will move on to the Cenotaph in Barkers Pool where we will lay a white poppy wreath and hold a one minutes silence to reflect on those who stood for peace in the past, and those who are in prison for their commitment to conscientious objection today.

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Leeds CND monthly meeting

15 May @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:00 pm on day Third of the month, repeating indefinitely

Leeds Civic Hall, Calverley St,
Leeds , Yorkshire LS1 1UR United Kingdom
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Emergency Trident Demo Leeds

Leeds CND meets on the 3rd Wednesday of every month, 6-7pm, at Leeds Civic Hall.  Come along to find out what's planned for the coming months, and how you can get involved!

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Leeds Coalition Against War meeting

15 May @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00 pm on day First of the month, happening 120 times

An event every month that begins at 7:00 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until 31st May 2019

Leeds Civic Hall, Calverley St,
Leeds , Yorkshire LS1 1UR United Kingdom
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Leeds Coalition Against the War (LCAW) was founded as part of the national Stop the War Coalition in September 2001 in the weeks following 9/11, when George W. Bush announced the “war on terror”.  LCAW and Stop the War have since been dedicated to preventing and ending the wars in Afghanistan, Iraq, Libya, Syria and elsewhere. We meet on the 1st & 3rd Wednesday of every month. Leeds Coalition Against the War opposes the British establishment’s disastrous addiction to war…

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Korean View - Leeds

A Korean View on the Trump-Kim Talks

17 May @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Leeds University, Yorkshire United Kingdom + Google Map

Francis Daehoon Lee is touring the UK on behalf of People’s Solidarity for Participatory Democracy, a South Korean NGO, to tell us what Korean people think about the prospects of a denuclearised Korean Peninsula. Francis will consider the impact of the inter-Korea peace process on denuclearisation of the Peninsula and the role of the PSPD. Join us for a Roundtable discussion on at G.37 Baines Wing, Leeds University 13 Beech Grove Terrace, Leeds LS2 9DA With academics and students from…

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Solidarity South Korea/UK – No to US bases

18 May @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
NSA Menwith Hill, Birstwith
Harrogate, HG3 2RL United Kingdom
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Francis Daehoon Lee is touring the UK on behalf of People’s Solidarity for Participatory Democracy, a South Korean NGO, to tell us what Korean people think about the prospects of a denuclearised Korean Peninsula. He is visiting Menwith Hill US Spy Base to underline the solidarity between the large opposition movement to the many US Bases in South Korea, and those of us opposing US bases in the UK. Join us at the main gate of Menwith Hill, near Harrogate,…

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Peace Out Exhibition launch

23 May @ 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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"Peace Out" in LGBTQ and Trans rights colours

Join the Peace Museum for the launch of their new Peace Out exhibition, celebrating LGBTQ+ peace campaigners. The exhibiton opens at the Peace Museum at 5.30pm, with an introduction and speeches at 6pm. There will then be a party at 8pm at the Brick Box Rooms.

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