This list includes PPU events as well as other events that PPU members and supporters are involved in. The inclusion of an event on the list does not imply that it is endorsed by the PPU.

You might also be interested in the Network for Peace's more detailed list of events organised by groups concerned with peace.

If you are involved in organising other events that you think should be listed here, please drop us a line at mail@ppu.org.uk.

Poster showing a soldier talking to children

Monday 20 - Sunday 26 November 2017
International week of action against the militarisation of youth

Around the world, young pacifists and anti-militarists will be campaigning against attempts to recruit their minds and bodies to the war machine. The week is overseen by War Resisters' International (WRI), of which the Peace Pledge Union is the British section. Details of events in the UK will be added shortly.

Please get in touch at mail@ppu.org.uk or on 020 7424 9444 if you, your group or student society would like to take part.

 

Holocaust Memorial Day symbol

Saturday 27 January 2018
Holocaust Memorial Day

Events will be held across the world to remember the victims of the Nazi Holocaust and other genocides, and to commit to challenging genocide and racism in the present and future.

 

PPU conference 2017

Saturday 12 May 2018
PPU Conference and Annual General Meeting - London

A day to explore pacifist activism and plan for the future. Details will be available closer to the time. The event will take place in Friends' House, opposite Euston station. Save the date!

 

Conscientious objectors' memorial stone

Tuesday 15 May 2018
International Conscientious Objectors' Day

Events will take place around the world in support of people resisting conscription and war. This includes memorial events and campaigns in various places in the UK. More information will be published nearer the time.

 

White poppy wreath

Sunday 11 November 2018
Remembrance Sunday and centenary of the end of World War One

There will be a range of events to mark 100 years since the end of the First World War, aiming to learn from the war and its failure to be the "war to end all wars". Amongst other things, the Peace Pledge Union will organise a national ceremony in London in conjunction with other groups that belong to the First World War Peace Forum.