Events

Jan
9
Thu
The Eye as Witness: Recording the Holocaust @ The Peace Museum
Jan 9 – Mar 29 all-day
Exhibition BradfordOur latest exhibition The Eye as Witness: Recording the Holocaust, from National Holocaust Centre and Museum and University of Nottingham, examines the photographs taken during the Holocaust and asks the question; through who’s eyes are we seeing the past? Opening event on Thursday 9th January from 5.30 – 7pm. Hear a talk from National Holocaust Centre from 6pm and have a first look around the exhibition. Refreshments provided. NB:  The Peace Museum is not open everyday.  Please check their website    
Mar
17
Tue
St Patrick’s Day Social Justice Lunch-CANCELLED @ CAFOD Volunteer Centre
Mar 17 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

This event has been cancelled due to the current coronavirus situation.

Mar
18
Wed
Forecasting Our Future: A conversation with Dr Katharine Hayhoe @ Rupert Beckett Lecture Theatre
Mar 18 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Photo Katharine HayhoeAward-winning climate scientist, Dr Katharine Hayhoe, explores how climate change might affect the place we call home, now and in the future.

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Mar
19
Thu
Righting the Wrong – CANCELLED @ St Benedict's Parish Centre
Mar 19 @ 7:30 pm

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO THE CORONAVIRUS SITUATION

The latest film about the life and work of St. Oscar Romero, that includes previously unseen original footage.  Julian Filochowski, Director of the Romero Trust and friend of St. Oscar, will introduce the film.

  • Oscar Romero Mural in San SalvadorThe latest film was shown in 2019 by the Commission.  However, it was then called “The Claim”
Mar
28
Sat
Vigil for Peace, Justice & Equality – Huddersfield @ Market Place
Mar 28 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm

Group of people behind a big bannerA 30 minute, silent vigil for peace and justice through nonviolent action. Afterwards there’s the opportunity to meet-up and chat at a nearby cafe. All welcome!

Apr
1
Wed
CANCELLED – The Ebor Lectures 2020 – Professor Tim Gorringe @ Temple Hall
Apr 1 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

 

logo of christian climate action leedsThe Four Horsemen: The Church’s Task in the Global Emergency

About this Event

The lecture will consider the threats to our planetary future posed by population, resource depletion, loss of biodiversity and climate change and argue that these should form a central part of the Church’s witness and ministry.

Professor Tim Gorringe… served in parishes in Leeds and Oxford before going to teach theology in India. From 1986 he was Fellow and Tutor in Theology at St John’s College, Oxford, Reader in Contextual Theology at St Andrews University, and then Professor of Theological Studies at Exeter University until 2014. Gorringe has published more than 20 books, most recently The World Made Otherwise : Sustaining Humanity in a Threatened World (Cascade 2018). Living on the edge of Dartmoor and, with his wife Gill, they run a smallholding with sheep, bees, poultry and fruit and vegetables, as well as writing and helping with the local Team Ministry.

Apr
4
Sat
CANCELLED – Little Voices: Big Difference @ Leeds Trinity University
Apr 4 @ 10:15 am – 4:30 pm

cancellation notice

It is with great regret that we have cancelled this J&P Day of Reflection in the light of the current coronavirus crisis.

When the trajectory of this pandemic becomes clearer we will be in a better position to work with John Bell and plan an alternative date.

Please accept our apologies for any inconvenience this may cause you.

 

Apr
28
Tue
POSTPONED – Remembering Oluwale @ The Leeds Library,
Apr 28 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

This event is an opportunity to experience stories, talks, and music on the story of David Oluwale, and to write, speak, and share your personal response.

Remembering OluwaliDuring this unique and intimate workshop Leeds Library patron and world-class author Caryl Phillips, who grew up in Leeds, will introduce literary and poetic responses to the David Oluwale story and share his own writing. You will be introduced to the history of David Oluwale by sociologist and Secretary to the #RememberOluwale charity in Leeds, Max Farrar, who has long been researching Oluwale’s life and death, alongside Emily Zobel Marshall, lecturer in Postcolonial Literature at Leeds Becket University, and member of the #RememberOluwale Board.

May
6
Wed
POSTPONED – What is Good Citizenship for Our Times? @ Leeds International Festival Village, The Tetley
May 6 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

I love my planet motifRoger Hallam, co-founder and strategist of extinction rebellion will share his fascinating story of what brought him to help set up the world’s largest climate crisis civil disobedience organisation.

We need to ask deep fundamental questions about our current and future existence. What it means to be a good, and a responsible citizen when your government is facilitating the mass murder of the next generation by refusing to stop the emission of carbon into the atmosphere. Roger will share his fascinating story of what brought him to help set up the world’s largest climate crisis civil disobedience organisation. He will outline the results of years of research on how to rapidly change politics through mass participation nonviolent action. He will explain what it takes to mobilise millions of people we now need to prevent the worst of what is to come now the climate and ecological breakdown is upon us.

 

May
15
Fri
International Conscientious Objectors’ Day
May 15 all-day

poster about being a citizen of the worldWould you like to do anything to mark this day in your Parish?

Why not plan a local ceremony with music, poetry, speakers, stories, at some significant site near you – plant a tree, hold a street stall?

May
20
Wed
In the Eye of the Storm – An evening with Garth Hewitt @ St Michael & All Angels' Church
May 20 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

concert flierThe Amos Trust presents

An Evening with Garth Hewitt

 

Songs for these difficult and restless times with a much needed spirituality of hope.

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Jul
17
Fri
2020 Vision – Action for Life on Earth – NJPN Annual Conference @ The Hayes Conference Centre
Jul 17 @ 5:00 pm – Jul 19 @ 2:00 pm

NJPN logoThe National Justice & Peace Network (NJPN) weekend conference in 2020 is about our care of God’s creation.

Booking opens in February. It’s not a cheap weekend but some bursaries from NJPN are available and it is always an engaging and challenging weekend where people come back refreshed and determined to do more to build God’s Kingdom.

Watch
https://www.justice-and-peace.org.uk/conference/ for details, or contact: admin@justice-and-peace.org.uk, Tel: 020 7901 4864