Peace News Summer Camp

28 July-1 August 2016: empowering, community-building, training, play


Peace News Summer Camp 2016

A family-friendly and renewably-powered camp from 28 July–1 August 2016.

Peace News Summer Camp helps build a radical movement for the future by creating a living community today.


30 July is the 20th anniversary of the acquittal of the four Seeds of Hope women after they disarmed (hammered on) a Hawk jet due to be exported to Indonesia. We will be marking the anniversary at the camp.

Costs: The camp costs £20–£135 depending on income.
Under-14s: £5–£30 by parental income, under-1s free.
Payment can be made by cheque, online or by phone.
Food: (3 meals and drinks): £6–£12 a day for over-14s, depending on income. Children’s food by donation.
Individual meals will also be available, or you can self-cater.

Book now:


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Confirmed Speakers:

Leader of the Green Party – Natalie Bennett

Seeds of Hope Ploughshares activist & author of The Hammer Blow: how 10 women disarmed a warplane – Andrea Needham

Director of the Institute of Race Relations and the Head of its European Research Programme – Liz Fekete

Peace Campaigner – Bruce Kent

Anti-militarism Campaigner – Yolanda Juarros Barcenilla

Writer and Anti-war Activist – Milan Rai

The Salvage Research Project – investigators gendered harms in activist communities

We have: workshops and discussions, practical skills sessions, music from Seize the Day, delicious vegan food cooked by Veggies, films, fun and DIY entertainment, a bar, campfires, and activities and facilities for kids and families.

The camp will be held in the grounds of the Crabapple Community, Berrington Hall, Berrington (SY5 6HA) near Shrewsbury.

Register for the camp here.

Here is a video from a felt making workshop held at a Peace News Summer Camp

Summer Camp felt making from Summer Camp on Vimeo.

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