Coffee – Cake – Campaigning!

There will be a Coffee, Cakes and Campaigning event on Thursday 22nd June 2017, 10am – 12noon, Quaker Meeting House, Thornhill Street, Wakefield, WF1 1NQ Adults £1.50 – Children and Asylum Seekers FREE Campaign materials and support provided! Come and write a letter, or just enjoy a chat and a cake whilst making a difference! […]

Holocaust Memorial Event

Holocaust Memorial Event There will be a musical event at Wakefield Cathedral to mark Holocuast Memorial Day, on Wednesday 25th January. Doors open at 1900 for a 1930 start. More details of this free event, which features Michael Cretu, a musician of Romanian Roma heritage, can be found on the Wakefield Cathedral website here. The local […]

Write for Rights Campaign 2016

Greeting Card and Letter Writing Campaign 2016 If you could spare a brief moment in your busy day to join in this campaign and write a brief letter or card of support for a prisoner of conscience, it would be greatly appreciated. “These people are just like you. With mothers and fathers, sisters and brothers, […]

Summer Supper Party

Come and enjoy some delicious vegetarian food from The Real Junk Food Project and learn more about the work of Amnesty International. This is a non-alcoholic event and soft drinks will be available. Saturday 17th September 2016 At 7:00pm Quaker Meeting House, Thornhill Street, Wakefield, WF1 1NQ Tickets are £5 each and are available from […]

AmnesTea 2016 – Update!

Hurrah! It’s tomorrow! Hungry for cakes? At a loose end? Want to support human rights? Come and join in the fun…… Saturday 6th August 2016, 1:30pm until 4:00pm Quaker Meeting House | Thornhill St | Wakefield | WF1 1NQ   Traditional Afternoon Tea Sandwiches, cakes, scones Afternoon tea: £5. Tea and cakes: £2.50   All meeting and events are […]

Exhibition: Forced Evictions & Roma

          During this Refugee Week there will be a photo-journalism style exhibition highlighting forced evictions and the plight of Roma peoples around the world. This awareness exhibition will available to all at Wakefield Cathedral (during opening hours) all week until Sunday 26th June. There are opportunities to light a candle within […]

WRITE FOR RIGHTS 2015

Come and join in! Saturday, 21st November 2015 – 0900 until 1600 The Ridings, Wakefield – Upper Mall near Esquires Coffee Shop It’s that time again! Every year during November and December Amnesty International asks its supporters to join their Write for Rights campaign and write a letter, sending a message of hope to someone […]

WRITE FOR RIGHTS 2014

Come and join in! Saturday, 8th November 2014 The Ridings, Wakefield – near Esquires Coffee Shop Every year during November and December Amnesty International asks its supporters to join their Write for Rights campaign and write a letter, sending a message of hope to someone suffering human rights abuses. This weekend the Wakefield local group […]