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

The exciting news this month is the forthcoming search for the Coventry Schools Peace Song that is due to be launched on 9 November during Coventry Peace Festival. See below for details.

Details of other events in the Peace Festival (Nov 1 -14) were not available when this newsletter was created, but we will include them in next month's event list.

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

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Forthcoming Events

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Schools Peace & Justice Forum Meeting 4 October 2017

Meeting of Schools Peace & Justice Forum Meeting to discuss forthcoming events and plan for the Coventry Schools Peace Song Search Launch on 9 November. Contact Philip Brown Chair philip@unacov.uk

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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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Reconciliation Associates Programme Session 2

Personal Reconciliation Skills Part 1 Coventry is known internationally as a City of Peace and Reconciliation, but what does this actually mean in practice? How does it impact society, our relationships and our own lives? During 2017-18 the Reconciliation Ministry Team at Coventry Cathedral are inviting local business and community leaders to explore what it means to live lives of …

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Women's Leadership Training Course

STRONG WOMEN, STRONG COMMUNITIES This FREE brand-new course offers women the opportunity to become champions and become active citizens in supporting their various communities. The course offers women the opportunity to put into practice their new-found skills and identify any further support needed for their personal development, to enable them to take up a decision-making role. A particular focus of …

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Beyond Forgiving: Cine UNACov

Beyond Forgiving: Cine UNACov

This inspirational documentary to be shown in Coventry University on 3 November during Coventry Peace Festival depicts the journey of two South Africans to bring healing and reconciliation to South Africa. The film will be followed by a discussion with Howard Grace, the executive producer of the film and Talia Smith who works full time for Initiatives of Change (the group which produced …

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Coventry Peace Trail Launch and Guided Walk

During the Peace Festival on Saturday 4 November 2017 the new Coventry Peace Trail will be launched in the Cathedral ruins at 2 pm. AlI are invited to attend and participate in a guided walk of those parts of the Peace Trail within the city centre. The trail begins in the Cathedral ruins and includes city centre sites such as …

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Launch of Coventry Peace Song Search

Launch of Coventry Peace Song Search

Coventry Schools Peace and Justice Forum will launch their search for the Coventry Schools Peace Song on 9 November during Coventry Peace Festival 2017. Kawai Digital Piano CN32 The composer of the selected song will receive a beautiful digital piano worth over £1000. For details see the Coventry Schools Peace Song page. Coventry Schools are invited to send a delegate to …

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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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Annual Peace Lecture 2017

Paul Oestreicher will deliver the Coventry Annual Peace Lecture 2017 on 13 November in Coventry Cathedral on the subject   Justice And Peace – can we have both?   Revd Canon Paul Oestreicher is an Anglican priest, Quaker, peace and human rights activist. He is a Vice President CND and former Director of Coventry Cathedral’s Centre for International Reconciliation. In 2011, Paul …

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Schools Peace & Justice Coordinator Meeting

Schools Peace & Justice Coordinator Meeting

This meeting, provisionally booked for some time during the week beginning 27 November, will make plans for forthcoming activities and the introduction of some new resources and activities. The exact date, time and venue have yet to be decided. Please register below to reserve a place.

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Other Stories this Month

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Report on Lady Godiva 950th Anniversary Celebration

At the stroke of three o’ clock the Godiva Sisters and Pru Porretta dressed as Lady Goodyver (now written Godiva) proudly processed from Broadgate. Pru was clothed with the beautiful handmade cloak of 950 flowers, created by children and communities for Godiva leading up to our special day. All 20 Godiva Sisters were there representing their different faiths and communities …

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Coventry Schools Peace Song

Coventry Schools Peace Song

Coventry Schools Peace and Justice Forum will launch their search for the Coventry Schools Peace Song on 9 November during Coventry Peace Festival 2017. The composer of the selected song will receive a beautiful digital piano worth over £1000 (details below). Coventry Schools are invited to send a delegate to find out more information and register their interest in taking part …

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Ambassadors' Lecture Series

The Ambassadors' Lecture Series was the prelude to the establishment of the Centre for the Study of Forgiveness and Reconciliation at Coventry University in 1996. It was organised by Professor Kamran Mofid. After receiving a PhD in Economics, Kamran came to Coventry from the University of Birmingham in 1986 as senior lecturer at the Department of Economics at Coventry Polytechnic which …

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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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