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 […]

Candle-Lit Solidarity Vigil for Orlando Victims

Wednesday, 15th June 2016 At the Wakefield Local Amnesty meeting this evening,  from 7.30pm, there will be a short, silent, candle-lit vigil to express solidarity with the LGBTI community in Orlando and with our own community in Wakefield. This hastily arranged vigil will be advertised on several Facebook and webpages – please spread the word as widely […]

Next Meeting: April 2016

The next Local Group Meeting will be held on Wednesday, 20 April 2016. 7pm for coffee and urgent actions, and meeting with agenda, from 7.30pm. The meeting will be held at the Quaker Meeting House, Thornhill Street Wakefield WF1 1NQ. The agenda will include actions and plans for future events in the Yorkshire area.   […]

Coffee/Cakes/Campaiging

There will be a Coffee, Cakes and Campaigning, coffee morning on Friday 8th April 2016, 10am – 12noon, Quaker Meeting House, Thornhill Street, Wakefield, WF1 1NQ, Adults £1.50 Children freeThe campaigns that we will be featuring are -Stand up for Roma Rights campaign: Help bring refugee families back together campaign: Plus – Current urgent actions […]

February 2016 Meeting

Hello. The next Local Group Meeting will be held on Wednesday, 17th Feb February 2016. 7pm for coffee and urgent actions, and meeting with agenda, from 7.30pm.  This month we continue to look forward, in to 2016, to see where we can make a difference to the human rights for our sisters and brothers. We will also be […]

January 2016 Meeting

A very Happy New Year to you all. The next Local Group Meeting will be held on Wednesday, 20th January 2016. 7pm for coffee and urgent actions, and meeting with agenda, from 7.30pm.  This month we look forward, in to 2016, to see where we can make a difference to the human rights for our sisters and brothers. Come and […]