Category - remembrance

  • 11 Nov 2012

    As ceremonies of Remembrance take place across Britain, a number of public figures have expressed commitment to working for peace in a world of conflict.

  • 11 Nov 2012

    Our thanks to Karl Dallas for pointing us towards the excellent Liberation Radio Remembrance Day Service, and BCB broadcast of Benjamin Britten's moving and thoughtful War Requiem.

  • 10 Nov 2012

    A US Army veteran of the Iraqi War will lead a student-initiated remembrance at the pacifist Eastern Mennonite University on 12 November 2012.

  • 29 Jun 2012

    A memorial to Bomber Command has been described as a "monument of shame" by a group that campaigned against the bombing of German civilians in World War Two.

  • 23 Feb 2012

    In November 2010 Marie Colvin spoke at a service in St Bride’s church London, held to honour the 49 journalists, photographers and support staff killed in war zones since the turn of the century. She spoke about the risks she and her colleagues take to bring us the truth about what is happening to innocent victims of conflict around the world.

  • 12 Nov 2011

    The red poppy has been compromised by political expediency and popular sentiment, suggests Jill Segger. Can we step past the current construct and rediscover the enduring meaning of remembrance and its potential to remodel our future?

  • 12 Nov 2011

    The names of homeless people who have died over the last year in London have been read out at an Annual Service of Commemoration.

  • 12 Nov 2011

    When politicians rush to claim that something is 'non-political' (as has been happening around Remembrance Day over the past week or so), you know that some healthy suspicion and careful examination is due.

  • 10 Nov 2011

    Young Methodists are holding two services of Remembrance on Twitter on Sunday, raising awareness of groups working for peace and supporting war veterans and victims.

  • 10 Nov 2011

    A request from the British Humanist Association for Armed Forces Humanists to be included at the Cenotaph in London has again been refused.