2019 (14)
Oct 14 2019 12:07PM
Write for Rights Coffee Morning on 13 December
The Minehead Amnesty International Local Group will be hosting the church's weekly coffee morning at the Avenue Methodist Church in Minehead on Friday 13 December from 1000-1200 . There will be cards and letters to sign concerning case...
Oct 1 2019 11:17PM
Forthcoming events in October, November and December
Our next group meeting will be on Tuesday 15 October at the Quaker Meeting House in Minehead, starting at 1930. We will be hearing about developments in Amnesty's current campaigns . On Friday 1 November , Paul Bridges is coming to spe...
Oct 1 2019 10:41PM
Minehead Group's October 2019 newsletter
Our October newsletter includes an account of our successful fundraising harp concert in September and updates on our activities in relation to the I Welcome Refugees campaign. Cherry Bird, AIUK's volunteer country coordinator for Sout...
Sep 24 2019 12:00AM
Harp Concert with Tea was a great success!
Our harp concert with tea on the afternoon of Sunday 22 September was a great success. Over 50 people packed in to Carhampton Village Hall to hear Hazel Prior play her harp and sing. She also talked about her harp and answered question...
Jul 29 2019 8:57AM
Minehead Group's July/August 2019 newsletter
Our July/August 2019 newsletter includes reports of our recent activities - an exhibition in Minehead Library for Refugee Week, our AmnesTea and a letter writing afternoon. There are updates from our group's campaign coordinators on th...
Jul 29 2019 8:45AM
Another productive letter writing session
Our latest letter writing session took place on the afternoon of Thursday 18 July at the Quaker Meeting House in Minehead. We wrote letters on cases featured in the latest Real Lives bulletin from Amnesty International UK. Thirteen peo...
Jun 24 2019 11:10PM
AmnesTea raised over £400
Our 2019 AmnesTea returned to Mayhill, Carhampton and took place on Thursday 20 June in the afternoon. About 50 people came and they enjoyed sitting in Susan's garden, drinking tea and eating cake. They were also able to browse the boo...
May 29 2019 11:09PM
Minehead Group's June newsletter
Our latest group newsletter includes a report of our recent Voices of India event on Saturday 18 May which went very well. Everyone enjoyed a lovely display of photos taken in India by Elizabeth Atkinson, Cherry Bird spoke very informa...
Apr 29 2019 11:05PM
Minehead Group's April/May newsletter
Our April/May newsletter includes a report on the 2019 AIUK AGM & conference that three of our Minehead members attended. There is also an account of our successful street stall on International Women's Day and our latest letter writin...
Mar 9 2019 7:57PM
Minehead marks International Women's Day
On Friday 8 March, International Women's Day, the Minehead Group held their usual letter signing stall on the town's main shopping street. We were very lucky to have a break in the previously wet and windy weather, and the stall and co...