Our theme Taking a Stand is coming to an end, but there’s still plenty of ways you can support people who are standing up for what they believe in.
Peace Hub will be open as normal until 20th December 2018, before taking a break. We’ll be back from 8th January 2019 with some new opening times: 11am-5pm Tues, Weds, Thurs.
This is the Junior Peacemakers message being shared on 70 buses across Birmingham this Christmas for four weeks from the 10th December 2018. We were delighted to work with our sister organisation Peacemakers (West Midlands Quaker Peace Education Project) on a new bus poster campaign for 2018, led by children from King Norton Primary, Oasis […]
We’re plead to announce that our theme for November & December 2018 is ‘Taking a Stand‘. 100 years on from WWI, let’s say: Never Again and instead build peace & justice. During WWI, pacifists refused to kill, and helped to establish the right to conscientious objection in British law. Other people felt the only option […]
Image: Woodley Wonder Works CC BY 2.0 Our theme Grub’s Up is all about making our food more sustainable. Partly that’s about shifting away from Factory Farming to small-scale sustainable food production. But it’s also about what we do with or food once it’s produced. Currently, around a third of all the food we produce […]
Image: USDA CC BY 2.0 We’re pleased to announced that for September & October 2018, we’re returning to one of our early peace & jutsice themes: Grub’s Up: Let’s make our food sustainable. More and more of our food is coming from ‘factory’ farms – warehouses crammed with livestock, or vast mono-crop plantations. This factory […]
Our theme at Peace Hub for July & August 2018 is: A Place to Call Home – let’s make sure everyone has somewhere fit to live. Homelessness affects around 400,000 people in the UK. Many of us are worried about the increasing number of people sleeping rough, but this is just the tip of the […]
Our current theme Speak – Listen – Change is all about supporting each other’s mental wellbeing. A lot of the time, that’s simply about helping each other to feel we can be open about our mental health, and do simple things to maintain our mental wellbeing. Sometimes, people with mental health problems also need some […]
Starting Tuesday 1st May, our new theme will be ‘Speak, Listen, Change: let’s support each other’s mental wellbeing’. Here’s a sneak preview: 1 in 4 people experience a mental health problem each year, and our attitude can affect their life. By speaking openly about mental health we can challenge stigma; By listening deeply to other’s […]
Thanks to everyone who braved the snowy weather on Sunday to join our Relaunch Celebration. People from across the West Midlands took part in creative activities for peace, learned about Peace Hub’s current theme Peaceful Brum, caught up on our recent themes, and of course shared some celebratory tea and cake! Following a viewing of […]