Jan 13 2020 10:51PM
Amnesty Quiz 2020
The 2020 Amnesty quiz will take place on Friday 28 February starting promptly at 7.30 pm. The venue is once again the Minehead and District Social Club, North Road, Minehead TA24 5QW. There will be a bar, prizes and a raffle. Why not g...
Jan 13 2020 10:39PM
Talk on modern slavery
On Thursday 23 January at 7.30 pm, the Minehead AI local group is hosting a talk by John Dickinson on Modern Slavery . The talk will take place at the Quaker Meeting House, Bancks Street, Minehead TA24 5DJ, and is expected to last abou...
Jan 13 2020 10:25PM
Write for Rights in Minehead
We had a busy time in Minehead, writing letters and signing cards for people featured in the 2019 Write for Rights campaign. A letter writing afternoon on 14 November resulted in 39 letters written. In addition, two members wrote a fur...
Jan 6 2020 9:50AM
Minehead Group's January 2020 newsletter
Our first newsletter of 2020 reports on our activities in November and January 2019, including our two Write for Rights events and our tree at the Minehead Christmas Tree Festival. It also includes 'actions you can take this month', ca...
Nov 4 2019 10:50PM
Minehead Group's November/December newsletter
The Minehead Group's November/December newsletter includes reports of recent meetings - campaign updates with our trainer, Susan Mew, in October and a presentation by Paul Bridges, chair of AIUK's Anti-Death Penalty Project, in Novembe...
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...
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