Jun 24 2019 11:18PM
Letter writing afternoon on 18 July
The next letter writing session will take place on Thursday 18 July between 1400 and 1530 at the Quaker Meeting House, Bancks Street, Minehead. We will be writing letters on cases featured in the latest Real Lives bulletin from Amnesty...
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...
Jan 14 2019 6:11PM
Minehead Group's January 2019 newsletter
Our January newsletter includes a round up of our group's activities in December and early January, including our Write for Rights coffee morning, our entry in the Minehead Christmas Tree Festival, the group's winter social and a plann...
Dec 18 2018 5:29PM
Mayor of Minehead supports Write for Rights
Our third Write for Rights event this year was on Friday 14 December, when we hosted the weekly coffee morning in the Avenue Methodist Church and invited the public in to sign cards and letters. We chose five cases out of the Write for...
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