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Upcoming PN events in 2012

Afghanistan Behind the Headlines, Rebel Clowning Workshop, The Life and Times of I F Stone, Making Nonviolent RevolutionPeace News Summer Camp 2012

Thursday 9 February 2012, London: Afghanistan Behind the Headlines. With photojournalist Guy Smallman and ex-soldier Ben Griffin. 7.30pm, Friends House, 173 – 177 Euston Road, NW1 (opp. Euston station). Co-hosted with Quaker Peace and Social Witness.

Saturday 3 – Sunday 4 March 2012, London: Rebel Clowning Workshop. Become a rebel clown!

Are you interested in clowning for change? Would you like to discover your inner trickster? Come for a weekend of play, improvisation, spontaneity and fun. As well as delving into the world of the trickster within us all, we will be working towards establishing a new affinity group for creative non-violent direct action. Sound good? Then join us on the 3rd& 4th March between 10am – 5pm at the Buddhist Arts Centre, Eastbourne House, Bullards Place, London E2 0PT, 5 minutes from Bethnal Green tube.

Facilitated by Trŵper Tŵp & Capten Cyboli of CIRCA (the Clandestine Insurgent Rebel Clown Army).To cover venue hire and train fare for recruiting sergeants a suggested contribution is £15-£40 depending on pocket. Booking and a small deposit are essential. Contact Ariane on 07711717634 or e-mail ariane.hadjilias [at] btopenworld.com or book on-line at www.peacenews.info. The training is physical (but not strenuous) so do wear loose, comfortable clothing. Participants are requested to bring food to share.

Wednesday 14 March 2012: The Life and Times of I F Stone. D D Guttenplan (“American Radical: The Life and Times of I F Stone”) explores the life and work of one of the 20th centuries’ great radical journalists. 7-9pm, Headland House, 308 – 12 Gray’s Inn Road, London WC1X. Co-hosted with the National Union of Journalists.

July 2012, around the UK: Making Nonviolent Revolution. UK tour with nenowned activist George Lakey, co-founder of the Movement for a New Society. More info soon …

26 – 30 July, nr Shrewsbury: Peace News Summer Camp 2012. Seehttp://www.peacenewscamp.info

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