Saturday, September 25, 2010

EUROPE: ENGLAND: PEACEBUILDERS ENTER UK FROM HOLY LAND


Ind. Cath. News report:
Two peacebuilders from the Middle East - one Jewish, one Muslim will be in the UK next month, sharing their stories of hope for peace and reconciliation, despite all the trauma experienced by people in the region.Sufi Sheikh Ghassan Manasra, spiritual teacher, peace negotiator, author and Islamic scholar, accompanied by his wife Laila, is speaking with Jewish musician and story-teller Hanna Jaffe, who performs internationally.The 'Stories 4 Peace' tour is organised and coordinated by Spirit of Peace, a UK charity. Ghassan and Hanna will be speaking in East Sussex, Oxford, Abingdon, Gloucester, Warwick, Worcester, Exeter, Westminster, Havant, London and Tunbridge Wells. Jane Ozanne, Director of Spirit of Peace said: “I am looking forward to hearing the wonderful story telling of Ghassan and Hanna. Their stories help us take a fresh look at peace and reconciliation in our own lives and communities". For more information see: http://www.spiritofpeace.co.uk/ www.stories4peace.org/index-private.htmlUK Tour Dates & Venues:Sunday 3 October: 2.30pm Mistletoe Barn, Hurst Green East Sussex. TN19 7PX (Booking required 01580 860063)Monday 4 October: 7.30pm The Ark Centre, Cromwell Road, Oxford OX4 3LNTuesday 5 October: 2pm St Ethelwold's 30 East Helen Street, Abingdon OX14 5EB (Booking required 01235 555486 )Thursday 7 October: 7pm The Civic Suite, Gloucester City Council, North Warehouse,The Docks, Gloucester. GL1 2EPSunday 10 October: 7.30pm The Dream Factory, Playbox Theatre, Shelley Avenue, Warwick. CV34 6LE (Booking required 01926 419555)Monday 11 October: 7pm St John's Parish Church Bromward Road Worcester WR2 5BSTuesday 12 October 7.30pm The Mint Methodist Church Fore Street Exeter. EX4 3ATWednesday 13 October: 3.30pm The Chapel, Methodist Central Hall, Westminster. SW1H 9NH (Booking required 07504 633 985)Thursday 14 October: 7.30pm United Reformed Church, Elm Lane, Havant. PO9 1PPSaturday 16 October 7.30pm Moishe House London, NW2 (for info email thelondonhouse@gmail.com )Sunday 17 October: 1pm The Camden Centre, Market Sq. Tunbridge Wells. TN1 2SW (Booking Required Pat Churchill pat.churchill@tinyworld.co.uk )

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