Events Archive

Reporting some events with aspects of common concern

– 2015 –

Sunday 25th October 2015 10-5 at SES  £20 incl lunch – “NATURAL LAW IN ECONOMICS”

Saturday 24th October 2015: REAL GLOBAL DEMOCRACY – Demonstration  at 1:00pm Parliament Square: https://www.facebook.com/events/1080107852000171/

Saturday 10th  October 2015 – 10am-6pm –  FESTIVAL OF WELLBEING – from economic growth to growth in wellbing  http://www.resurgence.org/take-part/resurgence-events/wellbeing-festival-2015.html. Booking:  info@networkofwellbeing.org  Reports would be welcome from anyone attending.

Saturday 10 October 6.30pm: Rise Up Against TTIP rally at Conway Hall, Red Lion Square
London WC1R 4R in Conway Hall, with speakers John McDonnell MP, Natalie Bennett and Juliet Stevenson:  www.globaljustice.org.uk/events/rally-rise-against-ttip

Wednesday 23rd September 2015:  “THE UNITED NATIONS AT 70 – What Prospects for Peace?” Keynote speaker: Clare Short – Former UK Secretary of State for International Development.  The lecture will focus on the UN’s successes, failures and future prospects for peace. Most importantly it will explore how UN can pursue its Charter goals of ending the scourge of war, promote sustainable development, protect Human Rights, mitigate climate change, build peace and justice for all. After the lecture there will be opportunity for the audience to have interactive Q&A session.  “Now, we have to go forward in the giant undertaking of building democratic United Nations to make the real world safe, just and sustainable for all its children” – Erskine B. Childers    Venue: Hilton London Euston, 17 – 18 Upper Woburn Place, London WC1H 0HT – https://www.facebook.com/events/1035725853112623

Saturday 19th September 2015: Henry George Foundation Open Day that will take place at 11 Mandeville Place, London W1U 3AJ – HGF Chairmans invitation

Fri/Sat/Sun 11-13th September 2015 –  PEACE FESTIVAL at Rickmansworth.

See Facebook link: https://www.facebook.com/TheSpeakNetwork.
Book via Eventbrite – http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/speak-peace-festival-tickets-14698291987

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• Tue 8th – Wed 9th Sept:
Permaculture Conference, The Light (Friends House), 173-177 Euston Rd, London NW1 2BJ – (venue details – http://www.thelightateuston.org.uk), including a Fringe Event on Tue 8th Sept from 6pm: Gala at Alara (110-112 Camley St, N1C 4PF), near Kings Cross
• Thu 10th – Wed 16th Sept: Permaculture Convergence, Gilwell Park, Essex.  For details of all these events see:  https://www.ipcuk.events

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Sat July 11th 1.30 – 4.30   CONFEDERATION Rally at Hinde Street Methodist Church opposite the SES. We are welcoming ideas on how to Build a Movement [TRUSTEES ALL] to get more people to understand and to work for Confederation as a way of developing the debates about Devolution, Subsidiarity etc. We are increasingly aware that systemic change is likely to come only from the ground up. Thus the discussions about a Movement as contrasted to a Party – a 1min. intro: https://youtu.be/LEFnie76oFY

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Saturday, June 20, 2015 at 12:00 PM · 69938 rsvps – Outside the Bank of England (Queens Victoria St) in London, United Kingdom – End Austerity Now – National Demonstration Saturday 20th June – Assemble 12pm, Bank of England (Queen Victoria St) City of London. Nearest tube: Bank. March to Parliament Square.  Organised by The People’s Assembly. Transport to London | Letter of Support | http://www.thepeoplesassembly.org.uk/calendar
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Global Week of Action for #TaxJustice, June 16-23, 2015:  http://www.taxjustice.net/2015/05/29/global-week-of-action-for-taxjustice-june-16-23-2015/– – – – – – – – – – – – – –
Sunday June 14 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm – LiberTeas: 1215-2015:  on the 800th anniversary of Magna Carta, celebrate, debate and reflect your freedoms and rights:  www.liberteas.co.uk  @LiberTeas2015
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June 8 @ 9:30 am – 5:00 pm – A Cry for Peace
*The Islamic Unity Forum* Invites you to a one-day conference on Monday 8th June 2015 under the title *A Cry for Peace* Several speakers will address the conference to highlight the concerns of people of religion about the increasingly tragic developments in the world, especially the rise of extremism, terrorism, prejudice and Islamophobia. *Time: *9.30 – 17.00 *Place:* Abrar House, 45 Crawford Place, London W1H 4LP * Organisers, Dr Saeed Shehabi* (020 7724 3033) mrsam13@hotmail.com and Julian Bond* (07813 018450) julianbond926@btinternet.com
Start 10.00: Session 1 Dialogue on How can we help each other?
Speakers in conversation, religious leaders (Dr Mohammad Shomali, Director, Islamic Centre of England and Revd Michaela Youngson, Co-Chair, London Methodist District) followed by Q&A
Break to 11.45: Session 2 Dialogue on Religion, violence and peace
Speakers in conversation (possibly Dr Hany el-Banna and Marigold Bentley) followed by Q&A
Lunch (1 hour) to 14.15: Session 3 ‘extremism, ignorance and prejudice’
Speakers in conversation, (Toufik Kacimi and Fr Nadim Nassar) followed by Q&A
Break to: 16.00 Review, conclusion, what’s next? Close at 17.00

Sat June 6th at St Andrews, Short St, Waterloo, London SE1 8LJ10am-4pm – CCMJ annual appraisal

Thu  21st  May – Fred Harrison & Ray Sheath speak in Scotland at conference on Confederation

Tue 19th May postponed – Book launch of ‘As Evil Does’. watch for new date!

Wed 11th March 2015 from 10:00 to 17:00: Chaplaincy in the UK, a Theos conference, London, UK: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/chaplaincy-in-the-uk-a-theos-conference-tickets-12893808729

– 2014-

Autumn? NATIONAL INITIATIVE around convergence on three key factors, supported by the Ten Theses http://www.sharetherents.org/theses

Fri 17th Oct 2014 – Mass Democracy Action – A Call to Action – Democracy at Stakehttp://occupylondon.org.uk/a-call-to-action-democracy-at-stake/

Sun 21st Sept 2014 – WORLD BEYOND WAR – An international pledge to work for peace http://worldbeyondwar.org Here are graphics you should feel free to use: http://worldbeyondwar.org/graphics.

Sat 13th Sept 2014 – Festival of Life, Conway Hall, London: based on alternative lifestyle and radical practical activism – http://www.festivaloflife.net

Wed 25th June 2014 – Making Money Work for People and Planet – Glastonbury, 25th-29th June; Positive Money stall at Glastonbury Festival

Wed June 25th 2014 @ 7:00 pm Committee Room 9, House of Commons, Westminster, London SW1A 0AA – Making Money Work for People and Planet –

Sat 21st June 2014 – The ‘People’s Assembly’ Vows to Destroy ‘Austerity Government’ – http://www.commondreams.org/headline/2014/05/01-4

Wed 18th June 2014 – Bristol: Make Billionaires History: An evening of Sane Economics – London

Fri 6th June 2014: Positive Money Meetup – Waltham stow

Wednesday 7th May 2014 – 6.30pm at St Paul’s Cathedral Institute. This high-profile event is an exciting opportunity to hear from one of the United Nation’s leading figures pushing for global co-operation on climate change. Climate Change: Building the Will for Action with Christiana Figueres, Executive Secretary of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change. We hope our associates will ensure the emphasis of the BOTH/AND of palliatives and monetary curatives. 

May 2- 5 2014 – Breaking the Frame www.breakingtheframe.org.uk . – Luddites 200, Scientists for Global Responsibility and Corporate Watch  August 100 yrs after the Bradbury Pound – http://www.ukcolumn.org/bring-back-the-bradbury  at Unstone Grange, near Sheffield in Derbyshire.

April 24th 2014 – Economics for Transition Speaker Jonathan Dawson -Co-Head of Economics at the Schumacher College & former President of the Global Ecovillage Network -Thursday 24th April, 6:30pm – 8:30pm The Hub, 4th Floor, 5 Torrens Street, London, EC1V 1NQ ‘Never has there been a more important time for a new approach to economics’ In the first of a series of TRAID TALKS, we open up debate on the urgent need for a radical rethink of our economic system to tackle the challenges of global poverty and environmental destruction. Join Jonathan Dawson as he explores what alternative economic models built on ecological sustainability and human flourishing could look like. Attendance is FREE. Suggested donation of £5. Book your place by contacting Andrea Speranza at andrea@traid.org.uk/ 020 8733 2591

April 22  – Earth Day Celebration

– 2013 –

June 1st 2013 – Holy Land: The Affirmation
– 10am-2.30pm – at St James Piccadily

May 4th 2013 – Great Awakenings: The Application
– 10am-2pm – at Christ Church North Southwark

April 6th 2013 – God & the Good Life: The Audit
– 10am-4pm – at The Guild Church of St Mary Aldermary