On Tour – UK and Ireland (April 26 – May 28, 2012)

This tour has ended, please see 2013 Tours for upcoming dates

last updated May 20, 2012

Dear Friends in the UK and Ireland,

I arrived in the UK the afternoon of April 25 and began my tour in Scotland April 26. Please see below for my current itinerary.

Please note that, although my presentations focus largely on Refusing to be Enemies, I also speak about more recent nonviolent initiatives, including the Global March to Jerusalem in which I participated on Land Day, March 30, and subsequent nonviolent actions in the West Bank during April. Please contact me with proposed additions or other changes to my evolving itinerary.

In addition to the organizers and sponsors listed below, some or all of the below events are co-sponsored by Canadian Friends Service Committee and Independent Jewish Voices – Canada — this info will be added as received.

So far, my itinerary is as follows (additional confirmations and dates to be added as I receive them)

Aberdeen, Scotland; Sponsored by the Scottish Palestine Solidarity Campaign and Aberdeen Quaker Meeting, April 26, 7:30 pm, Aberdeen Quaker Meeting House, 98 Crown St. AB11 6HJ – already happened

Elgin, Scotland, Organised by Scottish Palestine Solidarity Campaign (Aberdeen), April 30, 7:00 pm, in the Activities Room of the Elgin Library, Cooper Park, Elgin.  – already happened

Edinburgh, Scotland, Cosponsored by Scottish Jews for a Just Peace and the Scottish Palestinian Forum,  May 1, 7:30 pm, Library, Quaker  Meeting House (7 Victoria Terrace, Edinburgh EH1 2JL) ;

Keswick, England – Organised by the  Keswick and District Peace and Human Rights Group (01768 779199)- May 2, 7:30 pm, Quaker Meeting House  (Elliot Park. KESWICK. CA12 5NZ – opposite Booths)

Informal meeting at Woodbrooke Quaker Study Centre, Birmingham around 4 pm, 9th May

Exeter, England – May 10 –  7:30 p.m. in the Epworth Room of Mint Methodist Church, Fore Street, Exeter (not wheelchair accessible).

Liverpool, England – Jointly hosted by News from Nowhere & Liverpool Friends of Palestine, May 11 – 7:00 pm (come early to browse and have refreshments) at Next to Nowhere  – basement of News From Nowhere Radical & Community Bookshop > 96 Bold Street, Liverpool L1 4HY

Leicester, England Organised by Just  Peace Leicester, May 12  7:30 p.m. at the Quaker Meeting House  (16 Queens Road, Leicester LE2 1WP UK) )

Oxford, England – Organized by the Oxford Quaker Meeting, May 13, 7.30pm
Quaker  Meeting  House (43 St Giles, Oxford OX1 3LW)

Ireland between May 14 and 20 – so far a number of events have been planned – being advertised through the relevant lists.  These include:

5 pm  Sunday 20 May at Solidarity Books, 43 Douglas St., Cork

Swansea, Wales – Organized by the Swansea Quaker Meeting, May 21, 7:30 pm Swansea Quaker Meeting House, Page Street, Swansea, Wales SA1 4EZ

Bridgend, Wales – Hosted by Bridgend Quaker Meeting ; May 22 –7:30 p.m. at the Quaker Meeting House 87 Park St., Bridgend, CF31 4AZ

Kingston, England – Organized by the Kingston Quaker Meeting May 23 8:00 pm – Wimbledon Quaker Meeting House, 40, Spencer Hill Road, Wimbledon, London SW19 4EL (off Worple Road at the Wimbledon end – The 93 and 131 buses from Kingston stop in Worple Road near the Meeting House and it is 10 minutes walk from Wimbledon station, which is both a railway station and the end of the District tube line).

London, England – Organised by Jews  for Justice for Palestinians May 24, 7:00 pm, The  Indian YMCA, 41 Fitzroy  Square, W1T  6AQ (Tubes: Warren Street & Great Portland Street

May 25 – 28: Attendance at Britain Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers), with lunch time presentation May 27.


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