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Peace Day Celebrations a Success!

Peace Hub joined up with our sister organisation Peacemakers to celebrate International Peace Day in style! Peacemakers (West Midlands Quaker Peace Education Project) invited local schools to join in workshops exploring the Sustainable Development Goals.  These 17 goals, set by the UN, were the focus of this years’ Peace Day as ‘the building blocks for […]

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Peace Hub to Open Evenings

From May 2016 we will be testing out new opening hours: including opening in the evenings 4-6pm, Tuesday-Thursday.  So, if you’ve ever thought “I’d like to pop in, but I’m at work during the day,” now’s your chance! From May 2016, our opening hours will be: Tuesday 11am – 2pm & 4pm – 6pm Wednesday […]

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It’s our 1st Birthday!

One year ago today, Peace Hub first opened it’s doors to the public.  It’s been a busy year, full of awareness raising and taking action for peace & justice. Over the course of our first year, we’ve: Challenged the arms trade, lobbying the foreign secretary to embargo arms to Egypt and other repressive regimes. Supported […]

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Peace Hub produces ‘Something Good’

Even after all this time The Sun never says to the Earth, “You owe me.” Look what happens with a love like that. It lights the whole sky. Hafez c1325-89 On Wednesday we hosted writer Mandy Ross, who led a session: ‘Exploring Light and Dark in Different Faith Traditions’.  Hearing poetry and prayer from different […]

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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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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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Queen’s Students and Church & Peace Visit

Thanks to students from Queen’s Foundation, and members of Church & Peace for visiting the Hub last week. Four students from Queen’s Foundation took to Corporation Street with Peace Hub staff to encourage the public to take action against the arms trade.  Braving the cold, they engaged passers by, to explain why the UK must […]

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