Yearly Archives: 2013

Conference blog #3: Catholic worker

Follow Susan Clarkson, from the Catholic Worker Farm‘s Oxford community, reflects on the theme of our conference and on the importance of language. Three things struck me when I saw the title of the conference; that… More >

Conference blog #2: “Beyond Protest”

Follow Our second in the conference blog series is brought to you by Harmon Gattis of the Darvell Community. Throughout history, people have protested injustice, discrimination, hate and other social issues. From the Israelites protesting their… More >

WWI centenary dates

Follow This is going to be a busy year for peacemakers. A few important dates to start with are 2014 14-16th February: Our conference with the Student Christian Movement on active nonviolent peacemaking 14th April: Global… More >

Conference blog series

Follow Welcome to the beginning of conference! In order to get us all thinking about the theme before conference, we’ve put together a blog series, roughly one a week for the couple of months leading up… More >

Arms are for cuddles

Follow Save the date: 14 April 2014 55,000 arms trade jobs.  Govt funding: £700m. 56,000 NHS jobs: for the chop. Think it’s squiffy? Join FoR and a flurry of peace organisations to call for a shift… More >

No to drones

MQ-9_Reaper_CBP (1) Follow As part of the Drones Week of Action, Brian Terrell came to Peace House (FoR HQ) to speak about the use of armed drones. A refreshing take on a disturbing topic, he spoke on the… More >

World’s biggest arms fair

DSEi_tank Follow When FoR signed a document backing nonviolent direct action at DSEi this year, we didn’t intend to sit by and let others do the legwork.  Campaign Against Arms Trade did a fantastic job of resourcing… More >

FoR History

bilthoven-full-size Follow Do you know anything about the history of FoR? As many of you know next year is our centenary and Aaron Holliday (our Centenary Events Intern) is putting together a booklet about the history of… More >