Tag Archives: pacifism

Echo Chamber

 Echo Chamber is a free exhibition at Friends House, Euston from 18 August to 2 September. Open daily, 11.00am till 4.00pm, except Bank Holiday Monday. The free exhibition marks the centenary of the Military Service Act, which brought in both … Continue reading

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Tony Gibson

Tony Gibson was a community activist and long-standing attender at Winchmore Hill Meeting, who had moved away some years ago.  I have fond memories of him. As this obituary in The Guardian indicates, his lifetime’s work was inspired by his … Continue reading

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Vigil to commemorate World War 1 conscientious objectors

Tottenham Quakers will be holding a vigil on Thursday 15th May, to commemorate International Conscientious Objectors’ day. The vigil will celebrate and pay homage to the more than 16,000 British conscientious objectors of WW1, and will pay a particular tribute to … Continue reading

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A different kind of courage

Feature in The Guardian Family section about 3 World War 1 conscientious objectors and how their descendants are marking the centenary of the start of the “war to end all wars”. Includes interviews with the descendants of Quaker doctor John Rickman and … Continue reading

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How did Friends fight Fascism?

  How did Friends fight Fascism? A reading and Question &  Answer session on the moral dilemma of Conscientious Objectors during World War Two Tuesday 25 March 2014, 6pm-8pm Library, Friends House, 173 Euston Rd, London NW1 2BJ What happens when a … Continue reading

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