Aug 10 2019 11:27PM
Harp Concert and Tea on Sunday 22 September
Our next fund-raising event is a Harp Concert with Tea on Sunday 22 September from 1500-1630 at Carhampton Village Hall. Hazel Prior will be playing and talking about her harp. She will also be selling and signing copies of her book El...
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...
Feb 27 2019 11:13PM
Minehead Group's February/March newsletter
The February/March newsletter from the Minehead Group includes reports of our commemoration event for Holocaust Memorial Day on 24 January and also our annual quiz on 22 February. There are campaign updates on 'I Welcome Refugees' and...
Feb 27 2019 11:02PM
Another successful Amnesty Quiz
Our annual quiz took place on 22 February at the Minehead & District Social Club. As usual, it was superbly organised by the Humber family, with interesting questions delivered with clarity and just the right speed, a rapid no-nonsense...
Jan 28 2019 11:07PM
Marking Holocaust Memorial Day in Minehead
The theme for Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD) 2019 was 'Torn from Home'. This fitted well with Amnesty International's global campaign 'I Welcome Refugees'. To mark the day, the Minehead AI Local Group hosted a drop in session on 24 Janua...
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