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.

PPU stall

Sink the Glasgow Arms Fair
Tuesday 26 June 2018 - Glasgow

PPU members from Scotland and elsewhere are supporting Scotland Against Militarism, the Campaign Against Arms Trade and other groups in challenging the UDT arms fair in Glasgow.

Art the Armed Forces Day
Wednesday 27 June - Llandudno

With Llandudno due to host the "national event" for Armed Forces Day on Saturday 30 June, the Wednesday beforehand will feature interactive arts, spoken word and music as a peaceful protest against armed force being presented as family entertainment.

Public meeting ahead of Armed Forces Day
Friday 29 June - Llandudno

With Llandudno due to host the "national event" for Armed Forces Day on Saturday 30 June, Conwy County Peace Group are holding a public meeting the evening before to make clear why so many people want to challenge the message of militarism. All welcome.

Armed Forces Day
Saturday 30 June 2018 - around the UK

The UK government and armed forces leaders will be using "family-friendly" celebrations to portray the armed forces as an unequestionably good institution. There will be protests, vigils and other forms of resistance in places from Dover and Southampton to Llandudno and Glasgow.

Armed Forces Day - resistance continues
Sunday 1 July 2018 - Southampton and elsewhere

While most Armed Forces Day events will be held on Saturday, some towns and cities, such as Southampton, won't be holding them until Sunday. PPU members and allies will be there with a different message.

Minister for Peace - report launch in Parliament

Monday 5 July 2018 - London

Our friends at Conscience will be launching their new report on their policy of introducing a Minister for Peace, which has recently been backed by the Labour Party. A representative of the Peace Pledge Union will be among the contributors.

Farnborough International Airshow
Monday 16 - Sunday 23 July 2018 - Hampshire

This biennial event not only glamorises warfare but also functions as an arms fair, with military delegations from around the world invited to peruse the equipment displayed by arms companies. There will be nonviolent resistance of various sorts during the week.

Remembrance Sunday and centenary of end of WW1
Sunday 11 November 2018 - around the UK

Events will mark 100 years since the end of the First World War, as we aim to learn from 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 in the First World War Peace Forum.

White Poppy wreath for Remembrance Sunday