Stop the War’s AGM for members and delegates

Stop the War’s AGM for members and delegates
9.30am – 5pm Saturday 22nd April 2017
Arlington Conference Centre
220 Arlington Road

This year’s national conference, which is Stop the War’s annual general meeting for members and delegates, is taking place against the background of a 16-year long war in the Middle East and a dangerous and bigoted new US President.

• US President Trump’s aggressive, belligerent and bigoted policies, including the travel ban on people from seven predominantly Muslim countries, are galvanising millions of people to stand up against him.

• Britain continues to be militarily involved in at least seven countries both through bombing campaigns authorised by parliament and through covert military actions.

• The refugee crisis, largely a result of Western military interventions, is continuing to afflict millions of people.
• New threats are developing, including a bellicose stance of the Trump administration towards Iran and China.

The conference will discuss how the anti-war movement should respond in the next 18 months. If you want to be part of this important planning and action conference, please make sure you book early to secure your place.

All individual members with up-to-date subscriptions can register for the conference. The date for the new members to join and attend the conference is 1 March 2017. Join now so you can attend the conference.

Details about proposing motions and nominations for the steering committee meeting are available here.

Register on Eventbrite.

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CND AGM & Policy Conference-

Saturday 22nd October 2016

The Mechanics Centre, 103 Princess Street, Manchester, M1 6DD

This is the main annual opportunity for CND members to have their say on our campaign. Come and participate in internal elections, a review of our campaigns and finances and policy and strategy debates centred on motions submitted by groups and members.

An evening reception and further social events will follow the day’s agenda.

CND Open Conference: New political times, new campaigning methods? –

Sunday 23rd October 2016

The Mechanics Centre, 103 Princess Street, Manchester, M1 6DD


A day of discussions, meetings and workshops about tactics and techniques for peace and anti-nuclear campaigners.

This event will be open to the public and be an opportunity to share ideas, learn about other campaigns and plan for the year ahead.

For details :  

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Thank You !

A HUGH THANK YOU … to everyone who came along to the Courage of Conscience event and book launch and also to everyone who has contributed to the project over the past year, helping to tell the stories of the brave men and women of Derbyshire who said NO to war. We hope to have photo’s of the event up on the website soon and will be adding more information from the project over the coming weeks .


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Invitation to attend the Courage of Conscience special event.

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Courage of Conscience Special Event

 Courage of Conscience Special Event 
Courage of Conscience is about the 1st World War Conscientious Objectors in Derbyshire and has involved young people in a creative interpretation of the research. It has been supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund.
There will an exhibition about the research and the local conscientious objectors, and performances by young people who have taken part in the project. Chris Fuller, from ‘York Against the War’ will  also give a brief talk about the anti-war movement during the 1st World War.
The event is at the Donut Studio on Spring Bank Rd, Chesterfield S40 1NL  at 6.00 p.m. on Thursday 23rd June. Light refreshments will be provided on arrival, but please let us know if you have any special dietary needs.
Entry is free, but as numbers are limited we would really appreciate it if you could let us know by 3rd June, if you are able to come, and how many places you would like to reserve, by emailing
or text Sue Owen on  07768 927669. 
If you would like more information about the project the website is:
The project is initiated by Chesterfield ProPeace and funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund
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