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August 2019

Sheffield: Informal Peace Picnic for Hiroshima/Nagasaki

9 August @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Walled Garden in Meersbrook Park Yorkshire S8 9FL United Kingdom + Google Map

You are invited to join us for an informal Peace Picnic on Friday 9 August 12noon in the Japanese Garden in remembrance of the victims of the explosion of atom bombs over Hiroshima and Nagasaki in 1945. Bring a picnic Make some paper cranes, float an Origami paper holder for a candle in the water bowl This year there will just be an informal gathering, no speeches, no food for sale, no entertainment. More info: email neilparry@phonecoop.coop www.meersbrookpark.co.uk Meersbrook Park…

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War no, Peace yes

Bradford Parade & Picnic for Peace

10 August @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Bradford Hiroshima Memorial, Norfolk Gardens
Bradford, Yorkshire BD1 5SH United Kingdom
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74 years after the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, the world faces an increasing threat of nuclear conflict. In wars across the world today, as at those two Japanese cities, the vast majority of casualties are civilians. This is not the world we want. After this year's remembrance ceremony in Norfolk Gardens (11am), we invite all those in Bradford striving for peace and justice to join us in a colourful parade through our city to Lister Park, where we'll enjoy…

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Get ready for action against DSEI!

17 August @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Bradford Deaf Centre, 25 Hallfield Rd
Bradford, Yorkshire BD1 3RP United Kingdom
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Armed with Love photo

Join us for a day of banner making and other creative activities as we get ready to take action against the DSEI arms fair. We'll provide all the materials, but best if you wear clothes you don't mind risk getting a bit of paint or glue on! Its great if you can join us all day, but we'll find a job for you however long you can come for. When: 17th August 2019, 9:30-4:30 Where: Bradford Centre for Deaf People

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Leeds CND monthly meeting

21 August @ 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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Screening: Beginning of the end of Nuclear Weapons

22 August @ 12:00 am
Capital of Cycling, Hall Ings
Bradford, BD1 5SD United Kingdom

The Beginning of the End of Nuclear Weapons tells the story of how the United Nations came to approve a new treaty to prohibit nuclear weapons, despite the fact that the majority of the world’s population neither know about the treaty nor understand the threat that nuclear weapons pose to the world today. This 59 minute documentary film takes the viewer through a brief history of nuclear bombs and the anti-nuclear activism that has pushed to eliminate them ever since…

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Legal observer training

24 August @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Central Leeds Quaker Meeting House, 188 Woodhouse Lane
Leeds, West Yorkshire LS2 9DX United Kingdom
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Legal observers are trained volunteers who support the legal rights of activists. They provide basic legal guidance and are independent witnesses of police behaviour at protests. This event is being organised by the Quaker activist network Roots of Resistance. This day of training is being organised to prepare people interested in acting as legal observers during the Stop the Arms Fair week of action, taking place in London 2nd-9th September, but is open to others too. The training is being…

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September 2019

DSEI “No Nuclear Day”

3 September - 4 September
Yorkshire United Kingdom
DSEI 2015

Join us to take action against the DSEI arms fair! Defence & Security Equipment International (DSEI) is one of the world’s largest arms fair, held in London every two years. Many nuclear states are spending billions upgrading their weapons of mass destruction. Arms companies are profiting from huge sums being spent on new nuclear weapons – and many of these companies will be present at DSEI. Yorkshire CND will be joining other CND and anti-nuclear groups at DSEI on Wednesday…

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Leeds Coalition Against War meeting

4 September @ 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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LCAW image

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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Protest against Arms Fair – Leeds

8 September @ 2:00 pm
Dortmund Square, Leeds Leeds, West Yorkshire United Kingdom + Google Map
DSEI 2015

To raise awareness of the Arms Fair in London which opens on the 9th and of the protest actions held the previous week.

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Yemeni Civil War, Arms Trade and the connection to the UK

12 September @ 12:00 pm - 4:15 pm
Richmond Building, Richmond Rd
Bradford, Yorkshire BD7 1DP United Kingdom
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Free

This event, jointly organised by Peace Studies and International Development students and division looks at and aims to raise awareness of conflict, ongoing global arms trade and the role of the UK. The event takes place on Thursday 12 of September 2019, 12-4:15pm, Richmond C7, University of Bradford City Campus. The British government has intervened in the Yemeni war, causing a grave humanitarian crisis, by providing Saudi Arabia with multi-role combat aircrafts as well as support for conducting air strikes…

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