Events list

All week:

Display of banners and posters at Newcastle and Aberdeen Edinburgh and Glasgow Quaker Meeting Houses.

Edinburgh Billboards: Take your exercise cycling or walking around the billboards – post pictures of you with them on social media.
Find them at Meadowbank, Lutton Place, Cowgate, Calton Road, Richmond Terrace, King’s Stables Road, Murrayfield, Royal Mile. See map below!

Saturday 16 January

SCND Week of Action Challenge
Each day, we will be asking you to do a simple action – it won’t take more than five or ten minutes of your time – to raise awareness of the Treaty and to build support for it among your community.
Find the Week of Action Checklist here http://www.banthebomb.org/   
16th to 23rd January

Monday 18th January

(19.00 to 21.30) Edinburgh Stop the War Coalition
With SWILPF and Edinburgh CND supported by Women in Black Edinburgh
Online Talk/Discussion with Medea Benjamin co founder of Code Pink ‘Prospects for war and peace after the US elections.’
Register on Eventbrite or on Facebook (Prospects for war and peace after the US election)

(7.30pm) Ayrshire CND Monthly Meeting

Friday 22nd January

Entry into Force of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW)

Sheffield ICAN Partners carry flags of all the nations that have ratified the Treaty in the city centre.

(11am) Glasgow CND Iona Soper and Johnnie Hunter live from Faslane.

(11.30 am)  Network of Christian Peace Organisations.

(12 noon) Thanksgiving Service on Zoom finishing with bell ringing at Coventry Cathedral at 12noon.

(12 noon) Ringing in the Treaty

You can:

  • Get outside your own house and ring bells or bang on pots and pans at 12 noon to mark the occasion to let people on your street know about this historic event.

Join with St. Mark’s Church Portobello, Leith Churches and others up and down the country.

Hastings Borough Council  will fly the TPNW flag from the Town Hall and seafront Council Buildings.

Leeds City Council (a TPNW supporting council since 13thJanuary) will plant a Peace Tree in Park Square and fly the UN flag from the town Hall.

(20:00 – 21:30 GMT) TPNW Entry into Force Live-Stream – ICAN
RSVP online icanw.org

Launch of TPNW Quiz!
Find out more here!

SNP CND offers online talks and discussion on the TPNW to any interested group. Contact the Secretary on snpcndsecretary@gmail.com

Take part in the Twitter Storm on the 22nd! More details coming!

Test your knowledge with our TPNW quiz !
Find it here!

(7pm) Menwith Hill Accountability Campaign will host a Webinar with Michael McGowan journalist and former MEP on TPNW. To join this meeting contact germ.buster@phonecoop.coop

Freedom Come All Ye
Folk musicians and choirs in Scotland will sing Hamish Henderson’s famous words celebrating decades long peace campaigning. Watch for links on nuclearban.scot

(19:30 pm) Musicians for Peace and Disarmament Online Concert
With performances recorded by MPD Patrons Wissam Boustany, Julian Jacobson (with Mariko Brown), Roger Vignoles (with James Gilchrist and Guy Elliot) and Peggy Seeger, as well as Nancy Kerr and James Fagan, Joy Lisney and the Primrose Piano Quartet. They will be joined by guest speaker Dr. Tilman Ruff, who was co-founder and founding Chair of the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) in Australia and internationally.
Register for free or buy a pay-as-you-wish ticket here.

ALSO that week

Tweeddale Peace Group Plant a Tree in Peebles for the Treaty.
See Tweeddale Peace Group on Facebook

WILPF UK Virtual Exhibition ‘Peace No Nukes’ online.
wilpf.org.uk

Kenspeckle Scots Support the Treaty.
See who’s doing their bit to promote TPNW on nuclearban.scot.

Doomsday Clock Announcement – Bulletin of Atomic Scientists

Wednesday 27 January

(20:00 – 21:00 GMT) Scottish CND’s Year Ahead
RSVP via Eventbrite

Friday 29 January

(14:00-15:30 GMT) Scotland and Defence Diversification – Nuclear Education Trust
Friday 29 January
RSVP by email: chair@nucleareducationtrust.org

Sunday 31 January

(11:00 – 16:30 GMT) Beyond Nuclear
Get tickets

February

(TBC) The Humanitarian Origins of the Nuclear Ban Treaty – Glasgow CND
More information: david.peutherer4@ntlworld.com

Monday 8 February

Save the Date: SNP CND Event
RSVP via Secretary: snpcndsecretary@gmail.com

Monday March 1

Marshall Islands Remembrance Day
1 March 2021
More information to follow