Events

EVENTS in DECEMBER

  1. Saturday 2nd December: Edinburgh CND will have a stall at the Radical Fair between 1pm and 5pm. We will have SCND cards and jewellery for sale, as well as plenty of campaigning materials: Augustine United Church, 41-43 George IV Bridge, Edinburgh. This will be the day of our next visit to the Faslane Peace Camp. See main post for details
  2.  4th December, 7 pm,Nuclear Savage Film + video conference with Pacific ICAN campaigner   Glasgow CCA (350 Sauchiehall Street). This will be repeated in January for Edinburgh
  3. Tuesday 5th December: Edinburgh CND monthly meeting with AGM and winter treats, all welcome: 6pm to 7.30pm, Peace and Justice Centre, 5 Upper Bow, Edinburgh EH1 2JN.
  4. Friday 8th December: UN House, a partner organisation of the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN), will hold an open party on the eve of the Nobel Peace Prize ceremony, featuring Protest in Harmony: from 5.30 pm, Dolphin House, 4 Hunter Square, Edinburgh EH1 1Q
  5. Saturday 9th December: UK CND Day has called a nationwide Day of Action to celebrate ICAN’s Nobel Peace prize win and to promote the United Nations treaty banning nuclear weapons. We will be having our monthly stall that day and intend to make it a part of this event: 12.00 noon (note earlier time) at the East End of Princes Street.
EVENTS in November
1. Saturday 4th: SCND Stall at Edinburgh’s Ecofair  The Out of the Blue Drill Hall from 10am to 4pm. White Poppies will also be on sale on the SfB Bookstall
2. Tuesday 7th: Monthly organising meeting 6-7pm at the Peace and Justice Centre
3. Saturday 11th: Monthly leafleting 1230 East End of Princes Street. White Poppy Selling.
4. Saturday 11th (also): SCND annual conference St Columba’s by the Castle, 14 Johnston Terrace, Edinburgh, EH1 2PW.  Registration is from 10 am and the meeting starts at 10:30 am. The meeting should last until about 3 pm and a lunch will be provided. The agenda is available on the website
5. Sunday  12th 1pm to 4pm Poppies for Peace film showing. Grassmarket Community Project Candlemaker Row
6. Wednesday 15thSocially Constructed Radiation Hazards: Nuclear Power and Fracking   4 – 5.30 pm 
 Staff Room, sixth floor Chrystal Macmillan Building, 15a George Square Edinburgh EH8 9LD
 7.  Wednesday 15th: Don’t Bank on the Bomb Scotland invites you to a Stop Funding Nukes public meeting in the Quaker Meeting House, 7 Victoria St, Edinburgh EH1 2JL on 2017. Doors open at 6:30 pm and meeting starts at 7 pm. This is an Edinburgh CND supported event
8++Gerry Mulvenna has kindly agreed to shoot a wee video to send a message to ICAN in Oslo from all Scottish supporters. If you can participate, please come to the foot of Castle Street, Edinburgh for ten am on Saturday 25th November.
9. Monthly peace convoy tba to Faslane Peace Camp-donations welcome.
 October Events.

Wednesday 11th October 7pm at the Quaker Meeting House, 7 Victoria Terrace: Faslane Peace Camp – what can we learn – organized by Edinburgh CND https://www.facebook.com/events/1928856954056199/ 

 

1. Reminder: The Peace Boat will be visiting Edinburgh on the 3rd October between 2.30 and 9.00pm
There will be Hibakusha on board, and young climate change ambassadors from Japan along with other Japanese participants when peace boat is visiting Edinburgh.
More about the young people here:
  In the early evening they will visit the Peace and Justice Centre, and the Paper Crane Project. They arrive at the Centre at 7pm so we will see them after our monthly organising meeting (6-7pm, same venue) .

 

2. The Edinburgh World Justice Festival, of which Edinburgh CND is a part, is organising or supporting a number of important meetings over the next three weeks.  We hope to see you at some of them.

Saturday 30th September: Festival Launch 6-8pm Fig Tree Cafe EH1 1SU

Sunday 1st October; Edinburgh Peace and Justice Centre: Campaign Non-Viloence. Bridgend Farmhouse EH16 4TD 1-5pm AND Opening of From Hiroshima to Faslane exhibition at Methodist Church. Runs 7pm 1st Oct to 1pm on 7th

Wednesday 4th October, at 50 George Square, Room G04, Screening of Shadow World (organized by CAAT and Take One Action), Panel Discussion includes Stop the War https://www.facebook.com/events/474657216228840/ 

Thursday 5th October 7pm at the Quaker Meeting House, 7 Victoria Terrace – The Shadow World – inside the global arms trade – with author and activist Andrew Feinstein (Edinburgh Stop the War and others). NB The film can be seen the day before 4th October 7pm at 50 George Square EH8 9JU https://www.facebook.com/events/142391576367622/

Monday 9th October 7pm at the Quaker Meeting House, 7 Victoria Terrace: International Peace – Women’s Campaigns organized by SWILPF https://www.facebook.com/events/1675467595806046/?

Wednesday 11th October 7pm at the Quaker Meeting House, 7 Victoria Terrace: Faslane Peace Camp – what can we learn – organized by Edinburgh CND https://www.facebook.com/events/1928856954056199/ 

Saturday 14th October: Conference 10am to 6pm Kings Hall Community Church

Monday 16th October 7.30pm at the Quaker Meeting House, 7 Victoria Terrace: Learning from mass movements against war – organizing for the future – organized by Edinburgh Stop the War

++++for the full festival programme go to www.ewjf.org.uk

EDINBURGH CND CALENDAR FOR July-December 2017

AUGUST
 Tuesday 1st August 6pm. Monthly meeting at the Peace and Justice Centre.
Hiroshima Day Sunday 6th August-Mound Precinct/ Princes Street Time 6pm-7pm  https://www.facebook.com/events/1506560019405375/?
Leaflet/street stall second Saturday (12th) 1230pm East End of Princes Street
 Monthly peace convoy to Faslane Peace Camp-donations welcome.
SEPTEMBER
September 8th Monthly meeting 6pm Peace and Justice Centre
Stalls at Unis/Colleges?
Leaflet/street stall second Saturday (9th) 1230 East End of Princes St
Special Edinburgh CND Public Meeting:                                                                                     122 States voted to adopt the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons at the UN in New York 7 July 2017 – a landmark international agreement that outlaws, categorically, the worst weapons of mass destruction and establishes a pathway to their elimination. WHERE: Edinburgh Peace & Justice Centre, 5 Upper Bow, Edinburgh, 
EH1 2JN  (Next to Quaker Meeting House)

WHEN: Wednesday, 13th September 2017
TIME: 5 pm -7pm  
Monthly peace convoy to Faslane peace camp-donations welcome.
OCTOBER
October 3rd, Tuesday,  Monthly meeting and meet the Peace Boat
Edinburgh World Justice Festival event-Tuesday 11th-Edinburgh CND host 2 Faslane Peace Campers: Theme: Fighting Back
Organise for SCND AGM eg attendance/motions
Leaflet/street stall second Saturday (14th) 1230 East End of Princes St
Monthly peace convoy to Faslane Peace Camp-donations welcome.
    DECEMBER
December 5th Monthly meeting: AGM and Xmas social 6pm Peace and Justice Centre
Leaflet/street stall second Saturday (9th) 1230 East End of Princes Street
Monthly peace convoy to Faslane Peace Camp-donations welcome.

 

EDINBURGH CND CALENDAR FOR May-December 2017

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