September 2017

Saturday September 30th 7.30pm.

Fundraising Dinner for Children’s Projects in Gaza-
Whittington Moor Methodist Hall 586 Sheffield Rd, Chesterfield S41 8LX
Tickets £15/£10
Children 5-15 £5 (under 5s free)
To reserve your table phone/text Jeannie 07919486101 or Sue 07768927669.

Courage of Conscience Derbyshire exhibition tour 2016-18

If there are any queries please contact

Sue Owen on 01144381074 or 07768927669 or email

Month Venue Contact number

July 2016


Chesterfield Library


August 2016


Shirebrook Library


September 2016


Glossop Library


November 2016


Buxton Library


December 2016


Friends Meeting House, Chesterfield


January 2017


Crooked Spire, Chesterfield


February 2017


Newbold Library


01629 537570


March 2017


Heanor Library


01629 533795


April 2017


South Normanton Library


01629 535000


May 2017


Swadlincote Library


01629 533013


June 2017


Eckington Library


01629 533748


July 2017


Dronfield Library


01629 533450


August 2017


Long Eaton Library


01629 531470


September 2017


All Saints Junior School, Matlock


01629 583949


October 2017

Derbyshire and Derby School Library Service  

01332 371921


November 2017


Ripley Library


01629 532982


December 2017


January 2018


Alfreton Library


01629 531481


February 2018


Staveley Library


01629 533629


March 2018


Ashbourne Library


01629 533950


April 2018


Ilkeston Library


01629 533275



APRIL 2017

Stop the War’s AGM for members and delegates 

9.30am – 5pm Saturday 22nd April 2017
Arlington Conference Centre
220 Arlington Road

Register on Eventbrite.



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 :  

JUNE  2016

Courage of Conscience Special Event to mark the end of the project. Please come along to the Event to find out about the research undertaken into the WW1 Conscientious Objectors from Derbyshire . Everyone welcome.

CoC Poster


MARCH 2015

The Courage of Conscience meeting with Cyril Pearce, about Conscientious Objectors in 1st World War, that was previously cancelled due to bad weather, has now been re-arranged to take place on

Chesterfield Library Lecture Theatre
from 1pm – 3.30pm

Cyril Pearce, retired lecturer from Leeds University and leading authority on First World War Conscientious Objectors, will speak about his extensive research and how to explore local resources for more information. He is the author of “Comrades in Conscience”, has compiled a database of Conscientious Objectors, and will explain how to use it.

Everyone is welcome.
Admission free


Public Meeting on
7pm at Chesterfield Labour Club, Saltergate, S40 1NF

As part of the Courage of Conscience project in Chesterfield, Ben Copsey from the Peace Pledge Union
will give an illustrated talk about the men who refused to fight in the First World War
and who became known as Conscientious Objectors.
He will be talking about some of the Derbyshire COs, and what happened to them.
It promises to be a really interesting and informative evening.



Dates for your diary

Down the Drones: Vigils at RAF Waddington, near Lincoln, the operational base for the deployment of armed drones (transport from Chesterfield: tel. 01246 235723)
21st of every month throughout 2014


Wednesday 6 August: Hiroshima Day Vigil
3-5pm at Roll-Royce Raynesway, Derby

Saturday 9 August: Nagasaki Day

Saturday 9 August: ‘Wool not Weapons’7 mile long pink scarf link up -Aldermaston to Burghfield

Thursday 21 August: Drone Watch 123
1-3pm at RAF Waddington, nr. Lincoln
Saturday/Sunday 30/31 Aug: CND ‘No to NATO’ conference Cardiff/Newport, Wales


Thursday/Friday 4/5 September: NATO Conference Newport, Wales

Saturday 20 September: East Midlands CND AGM, Derby
3-5pm at Roll-Royce Raynesway, Derby


PSC Fundraising dinner for Gaza
7pm Saturday 20th September
, details to be confirmed.

Sunday 21 September: ‘Peace One Day’ Drone Watch,
1-3pm at RAF Waddington, nr. Lincoln


October 4 – 10 ‘Keep Space for Peace’ Drones week of action
National Day of Action at RAF Croughton, nr Milton Keynes





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