On the 15th of May, following the fourth annual International Conscientious Objectors Day Vigil the Opposing War Memorial design was launched at the Quaker Meeting House in Edinburgh. An engaged audience of more than sixty people packed the room to hear a presentation by Edinburgh based artist Kate Ive on the design concept, and to find… Continue reading Opposing War Memorial Design Launched on Conscientious Objectors Day
On 15 May the Opposing War Memorial design will be revealed at a launch event following the International Conscientious Objectors Day Vigil in Edinburgh. Opposing War: Memorial Design Launch 15 May. 6:30 – 8pm. Doors 6:10pm for a cup of Tea Quaker Meeting House, 7 Victoria St., Edinburgh EH1 2JL Registration is suggested by not… Continue reading Conscientious Objectors’ Memorial Design Launch
The appearance of the CO memorial is timed to coincide with the culmination of more than four years of national reflection on the First World War – that is, the centenary of the end of the First World War for COs who were imprisoned until April 1919 - and to carry its message forward indefinitely… Continue reading Why now?