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1 November 2018
The centenary of the armistice that ended World War I is a poignant moment. As the world pauses, a national project, INSPIRE, will engage thousands of children in remembrance and in peacebuilding.
17 October 2018
War School, a provocative film launched this week, is set to challenge the British government's attempt to entice children into support for war.
13 September 2018
25 years on from the Oslo Accords, Quakers in Britain have this week joined Palestinian, Israeli and UK academics, diplomats, politicians and faith representatives calling for UK recognition of Palestine.
7 September 2018
Quakers join with UK NGOs to tell the government it must show leadership on UNRWA and the rights of Palestinian refugees.
21 August 2018
Take one stand-up comedian and mediator, an actor, activist and biblical scholar, a team of peace activists, and a handful of turbulent priests. Each one exploring the connection between spirituality and activism. Add to that, Quaker worship in stillness that settles, calms and opens hearts. This week, Quakers are offering this mix to thousands enjoying Greenbelt Festival.
6 August 2018
Around the world this week, ceremonies will mark the anniversaries of the first atomic bombs dropped in Japan in 1945. Quakers will be among those remembering lives lost.