What Will You Do to Celebrate World Peace Day on 21st September?
Here are some ways to join the global peace party in our community...
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Saturday 22nd September @Crystal Palace Food Market
with Welcome Choir, Katie Rose & friends. Gather at Antenna Cafe at midday - bring banners, voices and warm heartedness. We'll be tuning in with people singing around the world as part of One Day One Choir :)
13 September @St John the Evangelist Upper Norwood
We will sing well-known and global peace songs - all welcome to come and sing these at the Welcome Choir - Free Taster! Takes place from 7.00-9.00pm.
If singing's not your thing, it's also fine just to come and wave a banner, smile and enjoy the good vibes at Crystal Palace Food Market.
More info: Katie Rose firstname.lastname@example.org
Info and directions to Crystal Palace Food Market, Haynes Lane SE19 3AN
LMP 70th Birthday Season Launch
Saturday 22nd September, @St John the Evangelist, Upper Norwood
Featuring a special performance of the Anthem for Peace with St Christopher's Hospice Choir & Open Door. Starts at 7pm.
Richard Brown/Shaniqua Benjamin – Anthem for Peace
Rossini – Overture ‘The Italian Girl in Algiers’
Mozart – Violin Concerto No.5 in A K.219
Bizet/Waxman – Carmen Fantasy
Mendelssohn – Symphony No.4 in A ‘Italian’
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Saturday Mornings Garden for Peace @Parkill Park
Diggin' the peaceful vibes at Community Peace Garden, Park Hill Park. Ongoing Saturday morning community gardening sessions
Our Green Mile, @Thornton Heath Pond
Peace Planters and garden
Croydon Carers Celebrate Peace
Anusha Subramanyam's Carers Dance Group continues to dance for peace on Friday mornings 10.30-11.30am
Croydon Carers Choir will be having a special Sing for Peace on Wednesday 26th 10.30-11.45am - free for all Carers.
Details of these and other events at: https://www.carersinfo.org.uk/
Connecting with Global neighbours
One Day One Choir -A Global Choral Project for Peace
21 September @The British Museum
Any choir / singing group can dedicate a concert, event, rehearsal to peace. Flagship event starts at 6.30pm.
12 choirs – from The Choir with No Name (a choir for the homeless) to the London Philharmonic – will be raising their voices together. There will also be an audience sing along, directed Jeremy Haneman.
Find out more and sign up at http://www.onedayonechoir.org/
Peace One Day Building peace one day at a time
Peace One Day is a non-profit organisation that was founded in 1999. In 2001 due to their efforts the member states of the United Nations unanimously adopted the first ever annual day of global ceasefire and non-violence on 21 September – Peace Day.
There's so many ways to get involved - you can find lots of arts, sporting and partnership ideas and resources at http://www.peaceoneday.org/
Festival of Peace Croydon is proud to be part of the
Partnerships for Peace Coalition #goal17
The Little big peace event
Our Neighbours in Streatham are hosting 3 days of Peace. Events include: a film screening, peace cafe, Wellbeing Day and Community Walk.
Find out more at https://www.littlebigpeace.com/
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