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








Friday 30th June

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


Wednesday 5th July, 7pm




Nuclear tensions on the Korean Peninsula- What next?

  • Talk on nuclear tensions in the Korean Peninsula by former editor of Asian Times, Keith Bennett
  • At the Waterloo Action Centre, 14 Baylis Road SE1 7AA (At Junction with Waterloo Road, south of Waterloo Station.)
  • Talk to be followed by London Region CND 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



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


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


Saturday July 15th, 2-5pm

Musical protest outside event 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 22nd-Sunday 23rd July, 10am-5.30pm


CAAT meeting to oppose the DSEI arms fair.  Speakers, workshops, plans for action.  At Amnesty International Human Rights Action Centre, 17-25 New Inn Yard EC2A 3EA.



Wednesday 9th August

Nagasaki Commemoration event: Peace Walk from Westminster Cathedral to the London Peace Pagoda followed by a Lantern-floating ceremony at sunset.  Organised by Pax Christi and Battersea Peace Pagoda, 020 7228 9620.  Supported by LRCND.


Monday September 4th- Monday September 11th

Stop the Arms Fair Week of Action at ExCeL Exhibition Centre, Royal Victoria Dock, 1 Western Gateway, E16 1XL.  Info: https://www.caat.org.uk/events


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.