Dec 18 2023 6:13PM
Vigil for Peace

Members of the Chipping Norton Amnesty Group and representatives of the Town Council were this evening joined by some 40 members of the public to hold a silent vigil for peace in Gaza-Israel. This vigil demonstrated our support for the...

Nov 4 2023 5:27PM
Writing for Rights

Our Group will be meeting this Thursday evening, 9th November, to write cards and letters in support of the 10 cases featured in this year's Write for Rights campaign. A group member has produced lots of lovely cards which we shall be...

Oct 26 2023 5:17PM
United Nations - flying the flag in Chippy

On the 78th anniversary of the founding of the United Nations, commemorated by United Nations Day on 24th October, members of the Chipping Norton Amnesty Group joined with representatives of the Town Council to raise the United Nations...

Oct 14 2023 3:12PM
Life in a West Bank city

In what might be described as a "timely meeting", this month's guest speaker, Ian Cave, described scenes he'd witnessed earlier this year in the city of Hebron in the West Bank. He spent 3 months there as part of a mission with the...

Oct 2 2023 11:18AM
Back on the streets.....

....this time, on 30th September, in Witney for our third street collection of the year. We've previously collected in Chipping Norton and Woodstock. Unfortunately we arrived in Witney to find that the town had been taken over by a...

Aug 11 2023 1:54PM
Our 30th Birthday party!

This month, in lieu of a business meeting, we held a social soiree to mark the 30th birthday of the Chipping Norton Group. Twenty three of us enjoyed a balmy evening with an excellent 'bring a plate' buffet and, for a change, time to...

Jun 20 2023 11:40AM
Flying a flag for refugees

On a wet and windless morning members of Chippy Amnesty joined with representatives of Asylum Welcome, the Charlbury Refugee Action Group, Chipping Norton Town Council and the Deputy Lieutenant of Oxfordshire to raise the Refugee Flag...

Jun 20 2023 11:27AM
Keeping vigil in Chippy

Nine members of Chippy Amnesty took part in our vigil to remember the Tiananmen Square crackdown and subsequent restrictions in China. This was our first vigil held in daylight and so we held symbolic candles plus blank sheets of white...

Jun 2 2023 5:01PM
Remember the Tiananmen Square crackdown

Members of the Chipping Norton Amnesty Group will be holding a vigil on the Town Hall steps on Saturday 3rd June from 4-6pm to commemorate the 1989 Tiananmen Square crackdown. On 4th June 1989 hundreds, if not thousands, of peaceful...

Jun 2 2023 4:43PM
Our 2023 Programme

Check out our updated programme for 2023! We hope you will be able to join us for any or all of these events. Please note that some still need to be arranged and speakers confirmed. To find out more, contact Val on 01608 645036 or...

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