Please find below forthcoming peace-related events in Coventry and a summary of recent news featured on the Coventry City of Peace website.

Please note especially our forthcoming launch of the peace education resources database that we are currently preparing.

If there are other peace-related activities happening in Coventry please let us know by giving your feedback at our site.

United Nations Association Coventry Branch

Educational Resources

Educational Resources

This database of resources for teachers and others was created by a working group of the Schools Peace & Justice Forum. If you have any suggestions of resources we should add, please use the form below. If you would like your school or other institution to be updated about new events and activities in Coventry related to peace and justice, …

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Forthcoming Events

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Hiroshima Day 2017

Photo by Mike Lane Please join us at 6pm on Sunday 6th August 2017 for a service of reflection in Coventry Cathedral and the Chapel of Unity, with readings and music for all led by John Witcombe, Dean Coventry Cathedral and with speaker Ruth Longoni, Lord Mayor’s Peace Committee. The Deputy Lord Mayor of Coventry will attend as well as …

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Launch of The Nagasaki Elder

On 7 September, renown Coventry poet Antony Owen will launch his 5th collection of poetry. "Antony Owen closely examines the human toll and the indiscriminate effects of chemical warfare in this new and affecting collection. Owen’s exploration is both tender and melancholic, and his imagery of flesh transmuted is as beautiful as it is horrific. This book sings and weeps …

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Godiva Day 2017

Godiva 950th Anniversary - Dame Goodyvers Daye Unique chance to celebrate the actual 950th Anniversary of Lady Godiva, Countess of Mercia. Come and join our celebration in the historic Cathedral Quarter in the Heart of Coventry. Start at Broadgate by Godiva Statue 3.00pm Procession Cathedral Quarter, to Priory Gardens finish by 6.00pm Sunday 10th September is the actual feast day of …

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St Basils Coventry Sleepout 2017

On Friday 15th September St Basil's Church will be holding their annual Sleepout in the ruins of Coventry Cathedral to raise funds. This year's event promises to be even bigger and better, with live bands, special film screening and the highly anticipated 'Creative Cardboard Competition' this year being judged by a special guest. Please read the ABOUT COVENTRY SLEEPOUT page before registering. All money …

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World Week for Peace in Palestine & Israel 2017

Pax Christi are organising World Week for Peace in Palestine & Israel from 17 to 24 September (which includes International Day of Peace on 21 September) with the theme Voices of the young…visions for the future  Events are being organised throughout the UK including Birmingham. See the links below for the latest list of events. More Information Click here or at …

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Launch of Educational Resources

Launch of Educational Resources

On International Day of Peace 21 September the Schools Peace & Justice Forum will launch the educational resources that they have developed to help schools introduce these topics to their pupils. Find out about the database of over 50 resources, including both primary and secondary schools. Programme 14:30 Registration and light refreshments 14:45 Introduction to the Schools Peace & Justice …

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Foleshill Festival of Lights

Lighting up North Coventry Parks this Autumn! A group of ambitious individuals have come together to light up North Coventry’s parks in celebrations to be held in Foleshill this on 14 and 15 October. “Friends of Foleshill” are a community group actively dedicated to bringing the residents of Foleshill and the surrounding areas together and through a two day extravaganza named “Foleshill …

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Inter Faith Week 2017

Inter Faith Week 2017 will take place from Sunday 12 November to Sunday 19 November. Building good relationships and working partnerships between people of different faiths and beliefs helps to build peaceful communities with mutual understanding and having a special Week provides a focal point, helping to open inter faith activity up to a wider audience so that more and …

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Other Stories this Month

Global Conflicts July 2017

Global Conflicts July 2017

Locations of ongoing conflicts worldwide updated July 2017 Image by FutureTrillionaire Major wars, 10,000 or more deaths in current or past year Wars, 1,000–9,999 deaths in current or past year Minor conflicts, 100–999 deaths in current or past year Skirmishes and clashes, fewer than 100 deaths in current or past year Only the locations where the conflicts are taking place, …

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UNACov Ambassadors

UNACov Ambassadors are volunteers with the United Nations Association Coventry Branch who go into schools, work places, societies and other places to talk about the issues upon which the United Nations is built: Peace and Security Justice and Human Rights Sustainable Development and the Environment   UNACov provides training, support and liaison with schools and groups who want to receive …

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Carriers of Hope

Carriers of Hope are dedicated to helping asylum seekers, refugees and Eastern European migrants in the Coventry area. What we do We are ‘at home’ every Tuesday from 9.00-10.30am at Hillfields Evangelical Baptist Church, Waterloo St. Coventry, CV1 5JS. Although we do have a short break during school holidays, We run training courses for new volunteers twice each year. We …

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Cine UNACov

Cine UNACov

UNA Coventry Branch is working with Coventry University to run Cine UNACov. Every two months we will show a film relevant to the UN and to an international issue, then a panel of experts will hold a conversation with the audience about the ideas raised by the film. For more information visit unacov.uk/cine-unacov

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Revd Clive R Fowle

This profile of Clive Fowle is based upon the tribute published at www.rdmethodist.org.uk/about/cliveaward.htm Methodist Minister Revd Clive R Fowle, Conflict Resolution Practitioner and Coordinator of Touch of Hope, has been awarded the KRUNOSLAV SUKIC AWARD for the Promotion of Nonviolence, Peacebuilding and Human Rights by the Centre for Peace,Nonviolence and Human Rights in Osijek Croatia. Revd Clive works in the Rugby …

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Tell Us Your News

Please use the form below to tell us about peace or justice related events or activities in Coventry and we will be glad to add them to this website. Additionally you can request an account so you can create your own pages by going to the registration page.

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Volunteer

Fancy learning how to use the world's most popular website development tool and learn a saleable skill? Want to write articles about topics of peace and justice? Then get involved and volunteer with Coventry City of Peace! We are looking for more people to join this team and help us organise write articles, edit our resource list, create videos and …

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