This list includes PPU events as well as other events that PPU members and supporters are involved in. The inclusion of an event on the list does not imply that it is endorsed by the PPU.

You might also be interested in the Network for Peace's more detailed list of events organised by groups concerned with peace.

If you are involved in organising other events that you think should be listed here, please drop us a line at mail@ppu.org.uk.

PPU stall at Leamington Peace Festival, 2018

The Lost Files
5 May - 23 September 2018 - London


A new sculpture by Al Johnson will be at Bruce Castle Museum. The Lost Files explores the experience of conscientious objectors in World War One, with a focus on 350 conscientious objectors and their families from Hornsey, Tottenham and Wood Green.

Conflicting Views: Pacifist Painters
Monday 25 June - Sunday 7 October 2018 - Chichester

A free exhibition in the Otter Gallery at Chichester University explores the ways in which pacifist artists have responded to conflict and war.

This Evil Thing
Saturday 1 September to Sunday 25 November - around Britain

Fresh from a tour of the United States, this acclaimed new play by Michael Mears - profressional actor and member of the Peace Pledge Union - continues with more performances around London, Scotland and the north of England. The play follows the real-life experiences of Bert Brocklesby, who risked a death sentence for refusing to fight in World War One.

White Poppy Volunteer Evening
Thursday 20 September 2018 - London


Join us between 6pm and 8pm office to pack, seal and send off white poppies. Tea, biscuits, gratitude and a friendly atmosphere will be provided! You'll be able to meet other white poppy wearers, chat as you pack and learn more about what the Peace Pledge Union is all about.

The PPU office is at 1 Peace Passage, Brecknock Road, London N7 0BT. Feel free to arrive and leave any time between 6pm and 8pm.

Peace Sunday
Sunday 23 September 2018 - acound the UK


A number of Christian churches will be focusing on peace issues in their worship and action, while Christian peace campaigners will take the opportunity to promote peace within churches more widely. Free resources produced by the Fellowship of Reconciliation.

Remembrance Sunday and centenary of end of WW1
Sunday 11 November 2018 - around the UK

Events will mark 100 years since the end of the First World War, as we aim to learn from its failure to be the "war to end all wars". Ceremonies around the UK will provide an opportunity to remember the millions who have died and suffered in war over the last century, and to commit ourselves to peace.

Alternative Remembrance Sunday Ceremony
Sunday 11 November 2018 - London

A ceremony of remembrance and peace will be held in Tavistock Square, London, from 12.30pm. Organised by the Peace Pledge Union and other members of the First World War Peace Forum, it will include a live performance by celebrated Syrian singer Maya Youseff.

Festival of Peace and Remembrance
Sunday 11 November 2018 - London

Drop in to Friends' House (Euston Road) between 2pm nad 5pm to meet a range of groups promoting nonviolence and to learn about current peace campaigns. There will be live music, stalls, a children's programme led by the Woodcraft Folk, plus books and food available form the Quaker Centre. Come along to ask questions, satisfy your curiosity about what peace campaigning actually involves, and meet new people. 

Poster declaring, 'No More War: Let's make peace happen'