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London Region CND events (info: david.lrcnd@cnduk.org 020-7607 2302.)








Saturday 3rd June


Stall and leafletting outside Shepherd’s Bush (Central Line) station, to inform public of dangers posed by nuclear water trains that go through the adjacent Overground station.  Organised by LRCND’s Nuclear Trains Action Group.  Help welcome.


Friday 30th June

Joint LRCND/CND International Advisory Group eve-of-CND Council Meeting: tba


Wednesday 5th July, 7pm

LRCND Public Meeting (tba), followed by LRCND Council Meeting


Sunday 6th August

LRCND Hiroshima Day commemoration event (tba)


Other events




March 23rd – August 28th

People Power: Fighting for Peace.”  A journey from the First World War to today, exploring how peace movements have influenced perceptions of war and conflict. £10/£7.  IWM London Lambeth Road London SE1 6HZ. 020 7416 5000   http://tinyurl.com/z7hckl8



Saturdays May 27th, June 24th & July 15th, 2-5pm

Musical protests outside various events at the Excel exhibition centre, Docklands, against the arms fair due to be held there in September.  From Prince Regent Docklands Light Railway Station just follow the signs to ExCel Centre E.16 1XL. website www.elaaf.org or email elaaf@hotmail.co.uk





Saturday 3rd June


Pax Christi Annual Gathering.  Maria Fidelis School, 34 Phoenix Road, London, NW1 1TA. 020-8203 4884. https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/pax-christi-annual-gathering-2017-tickets-33112080123




Saturday 3rd June


“Pacifist, Not Passive.”  Annual conference of the Peace Pledge Union.   AGM 11am - 1pm ; Conference, 2-5pm.   £10/£5. (£15/£7 including lunch at 1pm.). Follows. Resource for London, 356 Holloway Rd N7 6PA. More info: 020-7424 9444; www.ppu.org.uk




Wednesday 7th June


“Threads From the Refugee Crisis.”  Book launch by author Kate Evans of the heartbreaking, full-colour graphic novel with this title.  Entry £3, redeemable against any purchase. Housmans Bookshop, 5 Caledonian Road, N1 9DX. 020 7837 4473 shop@housmans.com http://www.housmans.com




Friday-Saturday, 9-10th June

“Protest, Power & Change” Peace History Conference, with, on the Friday at 7.30pm: “This Evil Thing”, a play about Conscientious Objectors at The Oasis Hub Waterloo, 1a Kennington Road SE1 7QP (tickets £6), and the Peace History Conference at the Imperial War Museum, Lambeth Road SE1 on the Saturday, from 9.30am-5pm.  £20/£5 (students.)  Book online at www.abolishwar.or.uk.  (Nearest station to both event, Lambeth North)




Tuesday 13th June


Nonviolent Activism – Conscience, Convenience and Compromise.  Monthly discussion meeting of the London Pacifism and Nonviolence Discussion Group, at Housmans Bookshop, 5 Caledonian Road, Kings Cross N1.  Nearest station: King’s Cross.




Wednesday 14th June



Shut Down DSEI.  Come to this workshop to hear more about the resistance to the DSEI arms fair and learn how to turn creative action ideas into reality.  Together, we can create an inspiring and effective week of action to shut down DSEI.  At K-1.56, King’s Building, Strand campus WC2R 2LS. This event is part of the Antiuniversity Now festival 10-16 June 2017. See the full programme on www.antiuniversity.org




Thursday 15th June


“The Trident Debate & The General Election.”  Speaker: Kate Hudson.  At William Morris Halls, 267 The Broadway SW19.  Info: Joanna, 020-8543 0362.




Saturday 17th June, 10.15am (Registration & Refreshments from 9.45am.)

No Need For Nuclear: The Renewables Are Here.  CND UK Nation Day Conference at Conway Hall, Red Lion Square WC1 4RL.  Discussing how renewable energy can and should replace nuclear energy.  With Molly Scott Cato MEP, Kelvin Hopkins MP, Professors Andrew Blower, Godfrey Boyle, David Elliott, Tim Mousseau and Steve Thomas, Drs. Carl Clowes, Paul Dorfman, Ian Fairlie, Douglas Parr and David Toke, Kate Hudson, Amelia Womack, Alasdair Cameron and others.   Tickets £10/£5, available at cnduk.org/NoNeedForNuclear   Contact enquiries@cnduk.org / 020 7700 2393 with any questions.




Saturday 17th June


32nd Anniversary of the London Peace Pagoda. 2pm. London Peace Pagoda, Battersea Park, Albert Bridge Road, SW11 4NJ londonpeacepagoda@gmail.com




Friday 23rd- Sunday 25th June

Conscience and Peace Tax International Conference.  Friday there will be a welcome and a discussion on setting the course, Saturday and Sunday conversation on CPTI matters, future and General Assembly and the election of board members. Venue: The Highbury Centre http://www.thehighburycentre.org Conference fee: £230 per person (all meals, accommodation and conference). +44(0)20 3515 9132 info@conscienceonline.org.uk





Saturday 24th June

Radical Bookfair 2017. Goldsmiths College. For enquiries email Cristina at cristina@Housmans.com https://londonradicalbookfair.wordpress.com/




Friday 30th June


“Spring Concert for Peace.”  Flute & piano pieces played by Wissam Boustany and Aleksander Szram.  Interval talk by Bruce Kent.  £15/£10.  Hinde Street Methodist Church, 19 Thayer Street W1 (Tube: Bond Street.)  Org. Musicians for Peace & Disarmament, info.mpdconcerts@gmail.com





Tuesday 11th July


“The Difference Between Pacifism And Conscientious Objection.”  Monthly discussion meeting of the London Pacifism and Nonviolence Discussion Group, at Housmans Bookshop, 5 Caledonian Road, Kings Cross N1.  Nearest station: King’s Cross.




Saturday 15th July


Faith and Resistance Network'. With Andrea Needham, author of _The Hammer Blow_; Sam Walton & Daniel Woodhouse and others. A network for faith-based nonviolent direct action on issues of social justice, peace and climate change. 10.30am – 4pm. Friends House, 173 – 177 Euston Rd NW1 2BJ. Bookings: www.tinyurl.com/peacenews2297





Wednesday 9th August

Nagasaki Commemoration event involving ceremony and lantern floating at Battersea Peace.  

Pagoda.  Supported by LRCND.





Saturday 14th – Sunday 15th October

CND UK ANNUAL Conference and AGM.  Details tba.



Regular events:



2nd w/e each month

Aldermaston AWE: women’s peace camp.  www.aldermaston.net ; 07969-739 812




Every Friday


Vigil in solidarity with Japanese vigils against nuclear power; outside Japanese Embassy, 101-104 Piccadilly (Tube: Green Park.) from 10am-12.30pm; followed by trip to new TEPCO offices, 14-18 Holborn (Tube: Chancery Lane) for vigil, 1-1.30pm.  Info: David, 7607 2302 david.lrcnd@cnduk.org  Org. Kick Nuclear, www.kicknuclear.com 




First Sunday in month

Walk in Peace.  Slow, silent 1-hour walk for peace.  Meet 10.55am, Speakers’ Corner café, Hyde Park (Marble Arch tube.)  Clare, www.walkinpeace.moonfruit.com; 020-8755 0353.