July 2017 Events

July 1st-30th Call me by my name: stories from Calais and Beyond A critically acclaimed multimedia exhibition exploring the complex and human stories behind the current migration crisis, with a particular focus on the now-demolished Calais camp.  More info: migrationmuseum.org/exhibition/calaisstories/

July 1st-30th 100 Images of Migration 100 Images of Migration is a collection of diverse images by professional and amateur photographers. The subjects of these images range from the unique to the everyday; together they tell a compelling story about what migration means now to people across the UK. More info: migrationmuseum.org/exhibition/100-images-of-migration/     Opening hours (FOR BOTH EXHIBITIONS): Wednesdays-Sundays, 10am-4pm  Location: Migration Museum at The Workshop, 26 Lambeth High Street, SE1 7AG

Tues 4th July Anti-Trafficking Conference for support providers or managers working directly with victims of traffickin. The day will consist of a series of panel discussions with practical information from leading lawyers in this area. 9:00-17:30.  Registration Free – details here: http://www.migrantsrights.org.uk/events/?mc_cid=a22a2d4224&mc_eid=93232d54d1

(Note Catholic Worker Vigil for Refugees – there will be no Catholic Worker vigil at the Home Office or Downing Street in July and August)

Thurs 6th July Progressing Prisoners Maintaining Innocence  ‘Who we lock up and why: from the dangerous and difficult to the innocent’ Talk by John Podmore,  professor of applied social sciences.  Free entry from 6pm. Meeting 6.30- 8pm, BPP University (Waterloo Lecture Theatre), 137 Stamford St, Lambeth, London SE1 9NN – 5 mins walk from Waterloo station.  Organised by PPMI – donations welcome.  See www.prisonersmaintaininginnocence.org.uk  for more information.

Tues 11th July London: Migration and Citizenship conference Time: 9.30am – 1.00pm Venue: Room 3002, John Galsworthy building, Penrhyn Road campus, Penrhyn Road, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey KT1 2EE.  Free entry Information at  Web page: http://www.kingston.ac.uk/events/item/2670/11-jul-2017-migration-and-citizenship-conference/?utm_source=Print&utm_medium=Print&utm_campaign=PG%20May%202017%20Migration%20conference%20Poster

Thurs 13th July The Catholic Worker invites you to join them for the visit of Bishop John Sherrington to Giuseppe Conlon House at 11am. All volunteers, friends and supporters of GCH are invited to join an informal meeting with the bishop. Please let us know if you would like to join us. The address of Giuseppe Conlon House is 49 Mattison road London N4 1BG. To get in touch please email or phone us at 02083488212.

Thurs 13th July Listening to the Cry of the Earth and the Cry of the Poor: A CAFOD talk – Southwark. 07:00pm ‐ 09:00pm organised by CAFOD. Address: St Edmunds Hall, Village Way, Beckenham, Kent, BR3 3NA (opposite the Church of St. Edmund of Canterbury)  Register at: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/listening-to-the-cry-of-the-earth-and-the-cry-of-the-poor-a-cafod-talk-tickets-34503283249

Fri 14th July The Response of the Church in Latin America to Pope Francis’ Call – Westminster. 02:00pm ‐ 03:30pm. Fr Peter Hughes, an Irish Columban priest from County Mayo who has spent most of his life as a missionary based in Lima, Peru will be explaining the Church’s response to Laudato Si’ and teaching us more about the Church’s work in Latin America at Comboni Missionary Sisters, 2 Chiswick Lane, London, W4 2JF.  Organised by CAFOD Register at:  https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/listening-to-the-cry-of-the-earth-and-the-cry-of-the-poor-a-cafod-talk-tickets-34503283249

Wed 19th July Listening to the Cry of the Earth and the Cry of the Poor: A CAFOD talk – London webinar.  You are invited to this special campaigns event where you’ll hear from Fr Peter Hughes, an Irish Columban priest from County Mayo who has spent most of his life as a missionary based in Lima, Peru.  Organised by CAFOD. Register to listen to this live on https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/4695294364973161473                           

Wed 19th July Listening to the Cry of the Earth and the Cry of the Poor: A CAFOD talk Attend this event live at 1 St Peter and St Paul’s Camborne Ave, London, Northfields, W13 9QZ.  Register at https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/listening-to-the-cry-of-the-earth-and-the-cry-of-the-poor-a-cafod-talk-tickets-34503283249

Sun 6th Aug Hiroshima commemorations organised by Pax Christi @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm in  Westminster Cathedral Piazza, Victoria, London SW1P.  LITURGY VIGIL – Every year we have a stall, vigil and time of prayer to commemorate the bombing of Hiroshima.  Join us, help give out leaflets, talk with people about what is happening today to ban nuclear weapons, pray with us.  Prayer times at 11.30 and 3.30. Leaflet here http://paxchristi.org.uk/wp/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/August_-peace-events.pdf        Contact the office if you would like to help us any way – all welcome.

Wed 9th Aug Nagasaki Commemorations @ Westminster Cathedral Piazza Organised by Pax Christi.  Every year we have a stall, vigil and time of prayer to commemorate the bombing of Hiroshima.  Join us, help give out leaflets, talk with people about what is happening today to ban nuclear weapons, pray with us.  Prayer times at 11.30 and 3.30. Leaflet here http://paxchristi.org.uk/wp/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/August_-peace-events.pdf.  Contact the office if you would like to help us any way – all welcome.

Wed 9th Aug Mark the anniversary of execution of Blessed Franz Jägerstätter, martyr for peace. Resources on Pax Christi website http://paxchristi.org.uk/ Annual service @ 6.30 in the Crypt Chapel, Westminster Cathedral. Access from Ambrosden Avenue, through car park. Followed by the annual interfaith peace walk to Battersea Park.

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