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remembrance & white poppies

Staff and volunteers in the Peace Pledge Union office

This is a vital time to be resisting war and militarism with active nonviolence. We now have two vacancies on the Peace Pledge Union's staff team. 

PPU supporters selling white poppies in Hackney

Throughout 2018, Peace Pledge Union members and supporters around the UK took action in their own communities to promote peace and to resist militarism.

White poppy wreath

White poppy wreaths have been deliberately removed from at least four memorials in various parts of Britain. They are thought to have been stolen by militarists who object to white poppies

White poppy wreath among the red poppy wreaths in Bath on Sunday

A wreath of white poppies placed by Quakers in Bath at the city's Remembrance Sunday ceremony has been stolen. This is the fourth year in which this has happened. 

White poppy sellers in Hackney, London

The Peace Pledge Union has thanked everyone who has worn a white poppy in the run-up to Remembrance Sunday this year.

Majid Majid wearing his white poppy at the Remembrance Day ceremony

The Peace Pledge Union has written to the Lord Mayors of Sheffield and Bristol to praise their decision to wear white poppies at the official Remembrance Day events in their cities. 

White poppy wreaths at the ceremony in London

White poppy wreaths have been laid at events around Britain in remembrance of all victims of war. They also represent a commitment to remember the dead by working for peace. 

Jitei White, walking while wearing a white poppy

Buddhist priest Jitei White is arriving in London this weekend after walking from Lancaster on a 'Great Walk for Peace'. 

White poppy wreath

White poppy wreaths will be laid throughout Britain this weekend to commemorate all victims of war of all nationalities. 

Candle and wreath at last year's 'Remember Refugees' commemoration

The Peace Pledge Union (PPU) is today taking part in an event to commemorate refugees who have died while fleeing war.

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