Meetings are  held on the first Wednesday of the month (except August)  at 7.30 pm unless otherwise stated,  at Friends’ Meeting House, Lechlade Road, Faringdon.

    Our meetings are usually open to the public. For  more details, please ring 01367  710308 or 241707 or 240808

       Also -  Please try and bring with you a gift for the Tombola      (especially alcohol)/ new or good second hand items/toiletries/ tins    of food, etc. etc.   and/or a Bottle for the Bottle Stall –anything in a bottle, from shampoo to champagne.


(AFFA – Arura-Faringdon Friendship Association. )

      • Thurs 7 Jul ‘People’s Response to Chilcot’. 7.0pm . Rally/Meeting in London. Tavistock Sq. WC1H  9SN. Speakers inc. Reg Keys, Brian Eno, Peter Oborne.
      • Mon 11 Jul FPG Meet to discuss Wednesday’s  Trident Lobby of Parliament10.0am in  ‘The Rookery’ café,  Faringdon (opp. car sales showroom)
      • Wed 13 Jul Lobby of Parliament ‘Stop Trident’. ( It seems that a vote is imminent).  12.0midday – 6.0pm. Speak to your MP.
      • FPG and others have booked to see Ed Vaizey. At 2.0pm
      • Wed. 13th Jul also ‘We Are Many’. Film of the  2 million Demo in 2003 against  Iraq war. Ultimate Picture Palace, Cowley Rd, Oxford. Tickets £8.
      • 01865 245288   INFO @UPPCINEMA.COM Plus discussion.
      • Tues 19 Jul  Ox Peace Campaign mtg. 6.0pm Ox TH.
      • Sat 6 Aug Hiroshima Day 71st Anniv. of the dropping of the first atomic bomb
      • Tues 9 Aug Nagasaki Day 71st  Anniv. of the dropping  of  the 2nd atomic bomb.
      • Wed 7 Sep FPG mtg   ‘Paying taxes with a clear conscience.’ Speaker from ‘Conscience’. Shaughan Dolan. 7.30pm
      • Sat 1 Oct  Annual Rally at USAF Croughton
      • Wed5 Oct FPG mtg . AGM. 7.30pm
      • Wed 2 Nov FPG mtg. on Cuba and World Peace. Bernard Regan, From  Cuba Solidarity Campaign. 7.30pm

Since the last meeting:

28 April  The Peace Group Ramblers had an enjoyable day, walking from  Burford to Widford and then a  ‘traipse’ round the town.  Phil explained a little about the Levellers, early campaigners  for democracy and equality, who were shot by Cromwell for their pains.  Thank you Phil and Dave for  the organisation.

There are plans for a visit to the Sandham Memorial Chapel to view Stanley Spencer’s paintings of WW1/short walk on ‘Watership Down’/and Greenham Peace Garden

(Still) pending…..a meeting of those who want to meet with Ed VaizeyMP to discuss Trident (and other matters, to be decided) (Would anyone like to co-ordinate this?).

We may not win by protesting. But if we don’t protest we will lose. If we stand up to them there’s always a chance that we will win’. Hetty Bower. Hetty died recently at the age of  108  after a lifetime of protest. We met her last  year at the ‘April Fool’s Day’  protest at Aldermaston.

 Sat 2 Jul 2016: 35th Annual Grand Peace Fete 2.00pm Clock House.   Please let Jennie or Karen know how you can help. Goods     wanted  for the stalls – Produce/Garden/Books/  Tombola/White Elephants (not clothes) / Bottle stall/ CAN YOU HELP?

    Unless we change direction, we are likely to end up where we are going’. Chinese proverb

    Ed Vaizey MP can be contacted at   or  0207  219  6350

     Support Palestinians. Boycott Israeli goods. Avoid ‘Agrexco’ and ‘Carmel Agrexco’ labels. Buy ‘Zaytoun’ olive oil from ‘Mustard Seed’  in Faringdon.

     Morocco invaded Western Sahara in 1975, and is still in occupation, oppressing the Saharawi. Morocco has divided the country with a 1.500 km wall, protected by minefields and 120,000 soldiers. More info:

    In 1975 Morocco invaded Western Sahara, and is still in occupation, oppressing the Saharawi. The length of the wall that splits Western Sahara into two is 2500km . This wall is also the longest and most dangerous wall all over the world, dividing Saharaui families, it has more than 9 000 000 antipersonal mines spread all over it (300 meters both sides) -  according to the Pentagon. 120 000 thousand soldiers are vigilating it with tanks, heavy artillery, and the worst of all is that the world never hears about this anachronism. There is another wall of silence we absolutely need to break. More info:

    Support Palestinians. Boycott Israeli goods. Avoid ‘Agrexco’ and ‘Carmel Agrexco’ labels. Buy ‘Zaytoun’ olive oil from ‘Mustard Seed’  in Faringdon.

    All meetings are at 7.30pm Friends Meeting House, Lechlade Rd. (opposite former Duke of Wellington) unless stated otherwise. Further details, help with wheelchairs etc. phone 241707 or 710308.

2nd July 2016:

      • 35th GRAND PEACE FETE! -
        Clock House Coleshill. 2pm-5pm. Only 40 days to go ! Please collect all the usual things.
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