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Stop Arming Repression

Photo: Stop the Arms Fair. From now through till mid-October, Peace Hub’s theme is Stop Arming Repression: let’s put human rights first. In 2016, the UK exported arms to over 100 countries, including many that are repressing their own people and/or engaging in violent conflicts where civilians are being targeted.  Arms export licences (granted by […]

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Take your #NewUnionFlag selfie!

Our current theme at Peace Hub is all about celebrating Our Shared Future and welcoming refugees into our community. As part of the theme, we’re delighted to be displaying the New Union Flag in our window.  It’s been designed by artist Gil Mualem Doron as a celebration of our diversity. The flag is made up […]

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What does Our Shared Future mean to you?

As we near the end of Refugee Week 2017, it’s time to start looking forward to the future, and how we can build welcoming communities. Refugee Week have produced this short video featuring a whole range of ideas about what ‘Our Shared Future’ means. Why not check out the video, and then add your thoughts: […]

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Fairtrade Fortnight: Get Involved!

27th February – 12th March 2017 is Fairtrade Fortnight! According to the Fairtrade Foundation: “Fairtrade Fortnight is a fun-filled highlight of the year, when campaigners, businesses, schools and places of worship show their support for the farmers and workers who grow our food in developing countries.”  And Peace Hub is looking forward to joining in! […]

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Take Action for Fairtrade

Britain’s exit from the European Union is likely to cause big changes in international trade – and for millions of people who trade with us from poor countries, it could be make or break.  They could find themselves squeezed even harder by powerful international competition. Or it could be the moment when the UK starts […]

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It’s our Birthday!

Many of us are feeling a bit down about the state of the world right now, but we have something small to celebrate: Peace Hub is 2 years old today: thanks to everyone who’s supported us to get this far! Our second year has been a busy one, spreading the word about peace & justice […]

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Get Equal: Ways to Take Action

Look out for the Living Wage and Fair Tax marks. More equal societies do better at the things we all care about: health, education, quality of life.  By thinking global and acting local, we can help make our economy work better for everyone.  And there’s lots of ways that you can take action! Tax Justice […]

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Think Global: Sustainable Development

21st September is International Peace Day! The theme for 2016 is “The Sustainable Development Goals: Building Blocks for Peace.” The 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were agreed by the UN in 2015, and set targets for the world to “end poverty, protect the planet, and ensure prosperity for all” by 2030.  These goals are seen […]

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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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Small Footsteps event for young people

Our friends at Footsteps are running a week long interfaith workshop for young people (8-14 years) exploring how all faiths can contribute towards protecting the environment. 25th-29th July 2016, 9:00-3:30pm Each day will feature activities around different aspects of the environment, including: Ecology, Trees, Climate Change, Recycling, Food, Cycle of Life, Energy, Bees & Nature. […]

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