Day of Action on Climate Change and Militarism


After the failure of the G7 to reach meaningful agreement under UK leadership, there is serious concern for the vital COP26 negotiations. Government spending to reduce UK carbon emissions is dwarfed by new spending on weapons of war. Despite being out of the most significant sectors in terms of emissions, the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change does not require Governments to […]

Global Day for Climate Justice

Millennium Square Leeds

The decisions made at COP26 will shape how governments respond (or not) to the climate crisis. They will decide who is to be sacrificed, who will escape and who will make a profit. So far, governments have done too little too late: colluding with corporations and hiding behind green washed ‘solutions’ that actually don’t exist yet, that don’t address the […]

Calder Valley Annual Remembrance Event

Hebden Bridge Memorial Gardens New Road, Hebden Bridge, Yorkshire

This year, we will begin, by holding a two minutes silence at 11am. Gather at the War memorial in memorial gardens off the main road in the centre of Hebden Bridge. We will lay a white poppy wreath to commemorate ALL victims of war and conflict, civilians and military on all sides, and to re-commit ourselves to working towards a […]

Walls, Fences and Guns How militarised and racialised capitalism is destroying the world


Each year, the Movement for the Abolition of War holds a Lecture to mark Remembrance day. This year, we are delighted to welcome Asad Rehman. Previously the Head of International Climate at major environmental NGO, Friends of the Earth, Asad Rehman is now the Executive Director of War on Want, a movement committed to ending poverty and inequality. His expertise […]

Common Security 2022: Women, Peace and Security


Women’s equal participation and leadership and the empowerment of women and girls is of critical importance to promoting peace, preventing conflicts, enabling recovery and building resilience. But women continue to be underrepresented at all levels of decision-making worldwide and participation of women in peace negotiations close to non-existent. The global community continues to overspend on military action while underinvesting in […]

Peace & Craft Fair 2021

Victoria Hall, Saltaire, BD18 3JS Victoria Rd, Saltaire

After a two-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Bradford's annual Peace & Craft Fair will return once again in the glorious surroundings of Victoria Hall in Saltaire on Saturday 27th November from 10am-4pm. This will be the seventeenth year for the popular fair, organised by Yorkshire CND, and despite the pandemic, the Fair still offers a wide and diverse […]

NIS webinar: Nuclear Secrecy – Democracy, nuclear weapons and disarmament in the US and UK

Join the Nuclear Information Service in discussion with Kennette Benedict, Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists; and Alex Wellerstein, US nuclear historian. We will cover the history of nuclear secrecy in the US and UK, how the bomb has affected the politics and society of nuclear weapon states, and what disarmament would entail. The discussion will be followed by a live Q&A.

Greenham Common Film Showing

Artworks The Everybody School of Art , Shaw Lane, Halifax

In March 2020, Calder Valley CND expanded our wonderful Greenham Common exhibition, featuring the memories and memorabilia of people in the valley who supported Greenham Common Women's Peace Camp. After a successful run at Hebden Bridge Hall, we moved it to The Artworks in Halifax, whose huge gallery space allowed us to display far more images. We included exhibits that […]

The USA, Russia and NATO: Arms Races, Confrontations & Common Security Alternatives

Join the Campaign for Peace, Disarmament and Common Security for this online panel discussion to discuss the new arms races and military confrontations between the US, NATO and Russia, and the need for a deeper understanding of these dynamics and where there are openings to defuse these dangerous confrontations. With guest speakers Prof. Alexey Gromyko, Chairman of the Council of Professors of the […]

No AUKUS pact – No New Cold War: International Day of Action

No nuclear proliferation! No AUKUS pact! No New Cold War! Join the International Day of Action on Saturday, December 11th. CND has joined with the Australian and US peace movements to draw public attention to the new AUKUS military pact between the UK, US and Australia. The deal will give Australia nuclear-powered submarines – the first non-nuclear state to get […]