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Peace Hub Coordinator

I am the coordinator for Peace Hub - basically that means I look after the day to day running of the Hub. If you pop-in during our opening hours (11:00-14:30) I'll most likely be there - so say hello!

Refusing to Kill – Working for Peace

We are pleased to announce Peace Hub’s peace & justice theme for March and April: Conscientious Objection: Then & Now Refusing to Kill – Working for Peace Along with other pacifists, many Quakers refused to fight in WWI when conscription began in 1916.  Some took ‘non-combative’ roles, such as the Friends Ambulance Unit.  Others were […]

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Keep Taking Action for Fairtrade

Fairtrade Fortnight 2015 has finished, and so has Peace Hub’s Fairtrade theme, as we move on to our new theme of Conscientious Objectors. But there are plenty of ways to keep active for Fairtrade: including at Peace Hub! We’re are delighted to announce that we will contiunue to stock Fairtrade snacks from Carrs Lane Fairtrade […]

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Equality Week – Letter Writing for the Living Wage

6th-15th March is Quaker Equality Week, when Quakers across the country will be joining with others to act for equality.  You are warmly invited to join Peace Hub’s contribution to Equality Week: Letter Writing Workshop: The Living Wage 11:00 – 14:30 Wednesday 11th March 2015 at Peace Hub, 41 Bull St, B4 6AF The Living […]

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Official Launch a Success!

Thanks to everyone who attended our Official Launch yesterday!  Here’s how it went: On Thursday 26th February Central England Quakers celebrated the opening of Peace Hub with a special all-day launch event. School-children and the public joined with local figures, to celebrate with a Fairtrade cuppa and a slice of cake.  In the evening NGOs […]

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Official Launch Celebration – 26th Feb

Join us to Go Bananas for Fairtrade at our official launch celebration! 11:00 – 18:00 Thursday 26th February at Peace Hub, 41 Bull St, Birmingham, B4 6AF To celebrate our launch, we’re inviting the public to join us for a Fairtrade party.  We’ll be open for extended hours, so pop in any time between 11 […]

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Fairtrade Crafts & Snacks now Available!

Feeling peckish?  Need to pick up some tea or coffee?  Fancy browsing some delightful crafts? Want to support farmers and producers in developing countries at the same time? Then Peace Hub is the place to go!  In partnership with our friends at Carrs Lane Fairtrade Shop we now have all these goods in the Hub […]

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Merry Christmas, see you in January

Wishing everyone a Peaceful Christmas and New Year. Thanks to everyone who has taken part in our action against the arms trade!  Our giant ‘arms export licence’  is now well and truly covered in ‘EMBARGOED’ stamps – sending a clear message to the Foriegn and Commonwealth Office that the people of Birmingham do not want […]

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