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Making Peace in Brum this Autumn

Photo: Elliot Brown. A round up of peace-making events happening autumn 2016 in Birmingham: all are free, so find one that interests you and get involved! Film: This is Exile Thursday 8th September 19:30-21:00 at Two Snowhill “Birmingham, Wythall and Bourneville Amnesty International groups are presenting a film screening of “This is Exile” about refugees, […]

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Building a Progressive Future

5 (draft) Principles An initiative in the West Midlands, called #ProWhat!, has involved an informal network of people from a wide range of groups and with very different starting points – community action, faith-based, political, single issue campaigns and many others – coming together to set out shared Progressive Principles. The outcome is these 5 […]

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These Boots were Made for Walking…

Wednesday lunchtimes you can join Peace Hub’s family peace walks, and this Sunday take part in Footsteps’ summer faith walk. So you’ve got two opportunities to: get out and enjoy the sunshine, do some light excercise, learn about our local community and take action for peace and justice simply by joining our community walks! Family […]

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Interfaith Activity Weeks for Young People

Two free activity weeks coming up for young people: Small Footsteps for 8-14 year olds and What’s the Story? for 14-18 year olds. Small Footsteps 25th – 29th July A week long interfaith workshop for young people (8-14 years) exploring how all faiths can contribute towards protecting the environment. Each day will feature activities around […]

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Free Family Activities throughout School Holidays

The school holidays are just round the corner, and as part of our Peaceful Brum theme, we’re providing some free, simple activities for all the family. Get Creative for Peace Join in with our creative activity: making a peace crane. Pop into Peace Hub throughout the holidays to take part.  Open to adults & children: […]

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Do Something Peaceful

Supporting the Love Your Neighbour campaign is a great example of something peaceful you can do. Who is responsible for Peace in our community? or Ordinary People? Peace begins with all of us: we don’t have to wait for someone to give us permission to start being peaceful! So let’s start living more peacefully today: […]

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Coming Soon: Peaceful Brum

Photo: Birmingham’s Peace Garden, by Elliot Brown. Our theme for July & August 2016 will be ‘Peaceful Brum: What can we do to create peace in our city?’  Here’s your chance to get a sneak preview of what’s coming up! Peace begins with all of us: we don’t have to wait for someone to give […]

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Refugee Week 2016

Refugee Week kicks off in Birmingham tomorrow (Sat 18th June) and runs right through to 2nd July. It aims to welcome refugees and asylum seekers into our community, and celebrate the wonderful contribution they make. Celebrating Sanctuary have organised a programme of events: Saturday 18th June – The festival kicks off for Refugee Week with the […]

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