Jun 24 2019 11:39AM
Amnesty midsummer barbecue
Amnesty Mid Devon held its annual midsummer barbecue in June, fundraising for Amnesty International, and enjoying good company, good food, good weather, and wonderful music from Amnesty members and friends, with thanks to our hosts Nei...
Jun 10 2019 9:47PM
Amnesty Southwest Conference
Six of our Amnesty Mid Devon group members attended the Amnesty Southwest Conference in Exeter in May this year. They found it an inspiring and eye-opening day, and a document reporting their experiences is attached.
Apr 27 2019 1:58PM
Armada walk for Amnesty
There will be an Armada Walk on Sunday 12 May, starting from Tapscott House, Woodgate, Culmstock EX15 3HW, at 2 pm, with a suggested donation of £5 per adult, in aid of Amnesty International. The walk will climb on to Culmstock Beacon,...
Apr 27 2019 1:23PM
Card of Hope evening
The Amnesty Mid Devon Group is having a Card of Hope evening on Thursday 9 May at 7.30 pm in Halberton Methodist Church Hall, sending cards of support to prisoners of conscience around the world. Tea/coffee/cake available.
Feb 15 2019 10:00AM
Uffculme Farmers Market
As most months, we'll be at Uffculme Farmers Market, tomorrow Sat 16 February, 10 to 12, Village Hall (usually fourth Saturday, but different this month). Come along to have a chat, sign letters to Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe and hear ab...
Dec 5 2018 10:47PM
More Write for Rights
Come along tomorrow night, Thurs 6 December 7.30pm, to our second Write for Rights session, at 5 Harpitt Close, Willand - just turn up, wine and nibbles available. Photo shows members and visitors hard at work at our first Write for Ri...
Nov 14 2018 11:47AM
Write for Rights morning
Take part in Amnesty's annual Write for Rights campaign - come along tomorrow (Thurs 15 Nov), 10-12, to Willand Church Hall, to sign cards for prisoners of conscience - plus tea/coffee/cakes (another opportunity on 6 Dec). See more inf...
Nov 14 2018 11:43AM
Amnesty Concert
No photos this year, but another tremendous concert at Willand Church Hall earlier in November. For the fifth year in a row, Amnesty Mid-Devon Group organised a sell-out celebration of local musical (and literary - poetry-reading) tale...
Nov 3 2018 8:33PM
Uighur detentions
The Amnesty International Mid Devon Group met last night, and among other activities sent individual birthday cards to Ilham Tohti, the Uighur academic jailed for life in China in 2014 for advocating dialogue between the Uighurs and Ha...
Oct 15 2018 12:00AM
And the Beat Goes On...
Journeymen Theatre are returning to Spicelands Quaker Meeting House, EX15 3AZ, this Friday 19 October, 7.30pm - And The Beat Goes On, 300 years of direct nonviolent action. Donations on the night.