July Events

If you would like to advertise events on our network, then please email them by the LAST MONDAY OF THE PREVIOUS MONTH to justice@rcdow.org.uk with “E Bulletin” in the subject line.

Fri 1st July            Operation Noah AGM and Supporters’ Day
11am-4.30pm at St Andrew’s, Short Street, Waterloo. We welcome all who currently support, or are interested in the work of, Operation Noah, to join us  for our annual supporters’ day. We will start with a brief AGM, followed by a bring-and-share lunch together. After lunch there will be updates on COP21, the Pilgrimage2Paris and post-Paris events. We’ll then look at the ongoing work of the Bright Now campaign, its achievements to date and plans for the future.  Please do join us.

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There is no charge for this event but there will be an opportunity to make a donation to cover our expenses and to support Operation Noah’s work – thank you.

Wed 6th July             CAFOD Campaigners Training
18.00-21.00–for Climate Week in October.

The Amigo Hall – Lambeth Road, London, SE1 7HY
All welcome!


Sun 10th July            Sea Sunday
For more information and  resources, see Apostleship of the Sea link: http://apostleshipofthesea.org.uk/sea-sunday

Sat 9- Sun 10th July        Farm Fest Summer 2016 – Music Weekend sponsored by the Catholic Worker.
Friday 8th July 2016 6pm – Sunday 10th July 2016 6pm

Farm Fest is an annual music festival hosted at The Catholic Worker Farm. We have back to back musicians performing rock, country, folk, gospel, classical and world music.

There will be food and drinks to buy including barbecue and real ale! The entry fee is £12 for the whole weekend or £5 for day entry. There will be camping space available so bring your tent!

BUY TICKETS HERE!  https://farmfest.info/whats-on/

 

Wed 13th July           STOP TRIDENT! – Mass Lobby of Parliament

MPs will vote this year on whether or not to replace Trident, the UK’s nuclear weapons system, at a cost of at least £205 billion. It’s vital that as many MPs as possible hear the arguments against Trident replacement from their constituents. CND, along with twenty national organisations, has called a mass lobby of MPs to take place in Parliament on Wednesday 13 July. Come and tell your MP why you want them to Stop Trident.  You can contact your MP and ask them for a meeting using the CND website. You don’t need an appointment to take part, but it’s advisable to make an appointment in case your MP is busy.

Details:  http://www.cnduk.org/index.php?option=com_k2&view=item&id=2434&Itemid=26

6pm – 7:30pm Committee Room 10, House of Commons.  After the CND Mass Lobby of Parliament, join CND in Parliament for a Stop Trident public meeting Chaired by Caroline Lucas MP.

 

Fri 15- Sun 17 July        Annual Justice & Peace Conference

“Justice, Power and Responsibility: How Can Democracy Work for the Common Good?”

*** CONFERENCE NOW BOOKING *** Booking forms from
NJPN, 39 Eccleston Square, London SW1V 1BX  020 7901 4864
admin@justice-and-peace.org.uk

Some assistance may be possible for families.  Please contact NJPN to discuss.

 

 Sat 6th Aug               Hiroshima Day Commemoration
Tavistock Square, London, Noon – 1pm, 6 August

London Region CND’s annual Hiroshima Day Commemoration at the commemorative cherry tree in Tavistock Square.

Speakers:

Kate Hudson, CND General Secretary,  Jean Lambert MEP,  Peter Burt, Nuclear Information Service,  Hetty Bower, 106 year old peace campaigner

Singers: Anthony Flaum, Jim Radford and Raised Voices peace choir, with the Purple Poets

Compère: Jeremy Corbyn MP

For more information, contact London Region CND via email or phone at: 0207 607 2302

 

 Sat 6th Aug             Pax Christi Hiroshima Vigil
Central London @ Westminster Cathedral Piazza @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Pax Christi will hold their annual Hiroshima Day time of prayer/information sharing out side Westminster Cathedral.

They will have prayers at 11.30 and again at 3.00pm.  Open to all who wish to pray with them.This is an opportunity to raise awareness about the impact of nuclear war and of the on-going preparations for nuclear war.  Pax Christi will have an information stall with literature to share with the public. If you would like to help during the day please contact the office who will put a timetable together.

 

Tues 9th Aug            Nagasaki Day

From 6.30-7.30 pm, an ecumenical service organised by Pax Christi (020 8203 4884) will take place at Sacred Heart Chapel, situated on Horseferry Road, SW1P 2EF, in memory of the 72nd anniversary of Blessed Franz Jagerstatter’s execution in 1943 for refusing to serve in Hitler’s army. Franz Jagerstatter was beatified in October 2007. Followed by interfaith Peace Walk to the London Peace Pagoda in Battersea Park for a Floating Lantern Ceremony.  Begins at dusk to commemorate the 70th Anniversary for victims of Hiroshima and Nagasaki and all wars.   All are very welcome to join and offer flowers and incense.   Contact Nipponzan Myohoji: Tel: 020 7228 9620

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