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Remembrance & White Poppies News

White poppy attached to a jacket

The landlord of a pub in Bristol has said that customers who do not wear a red poppy will be refused service on Remembrance Sunday. 

White poppy wreaths

White poppy wearers will hold alternative Remembrance events to remember all victims of war and to commit themselves to peace.

A candle held at a previous 'Remember Refugees' event

The Peace Pledge Union is joining with Lesbians and Gays Support the Migrants in a ceremony to remember refugees who have died seeking safety.

White poppy wreaths at the ceremony in London

An opinion poll conducted by Populus has revealed that a staggering 83% of UK adults want to remember victims of war of all nationalities. 

Red and white poppy wreaths in Bath in 2018

The Peace Pledge Union has welcomed a decision by the Royal British Legion to promote remembrance for civilians for the first time.

Allied troops landing on Gold Beech on D-Day

Theresa May and Donald Trump have been accused of abusing the memory of people who died on D-Day by using the 75th anniversary to ramp up support for military force today.

PPU conference last year

We inivite you to join us in London on Satuday 1st June for Local to Global: Solidarity for Peace. This is the annual conference of the Peace Pledge Union. 

Conscientious objectors' memorial stone in Tavistock Square, London

British cities including London and Edinburgh will be among the places around the world that will mark International Conscientious Objectors' Day tomorrow (Wednesday 15 May).

PPU conference 2018

Would you like to be part of determining the PPU's policies, strategy and direction? Are you a PPU member? Have you been a member for at least a year?

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