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Jun 2 2024 6:12PM
AmnesTea on Thursday 18 July at 3 pm in Carhampton

The Minehead Amnesty International Local Group will be holding its annual AmnesTea on Thursday 18 July from 1500 to 1700 at Mayhill, Woodland Close, Carhampton TA24 6PE. Please join us for tea and cake, to peruse the book stall, maybe...

Jun 2 2024 6:06PM
Minehead Group's June 2024 newsletter

Our June 2024 newsletter carries the sad news of the death on 13 May of our veteran campaigner and Amnesty supporter, Philippa Gerry. Philippa was one of the original members of our group and was an exemplary letter writer and advocate...

May 1 2024 10:25PM
Minehead Group's May 2024 newsletter newsletter

Our May newsletter sets out a number of actions that we can all take this month; some relate particularly to South Asia and some are addressed to the UK government. One of these urges the Prime Minister to ensure that UK nationals are...

Mar 29 2024 11:35AM
Minehead Group's March/April 2024 newsletter

The main news from our group this month is about our letter signing session on 8 March, International Women's Day , in a hotel cafe in Minehead. We had a relaxing morning - signing letters, drinking coffee and chatting - better than...

Feb 27 2024 11:10AM
International Women's Day 2024

Friday 8 March is International Women's Day. The Minehead Amnesty Group is marking the day by holding a drop-in letter and card signing session at the Beach Hotel, the Avenue, Minehead TA24 5AP from 1030-1200. All are very welcome to...

Feb 7 2024 5:00PM
Minehead Group's February 2024 newsletter

Our newsletter includes an invitation to our group's AGM which will be on the afternoon of Thursday 22 February at the Quaker Meeting House, Bancks Street, Minehead TA24 5DJ. It will start at 1430 with a talk by Cherry Bird on Kashmir...

Jan 1 2024 2:50PM
Minehead Group's January 2024 newsletter

The January 2024 newsletter of the Minehead Local Group gives an overview of the Group's activities towards the end of 2023, including activities for the 2023 Write for Rights Campaign and a concert by the local community orchestra who...

Jan 1 2024 2:38PM
Write for Rights 2023 in Minehead

The 2023 Write for Rights global campaign began on 1 November and some of us met on the start date, in the Beach Hotel, and wrote letters on behalf of a range of the 12 cases selected for this year’s campaign. A month later, on 1...

Oct 1 2023 10:54PM
Minehead Group's October newsletter

Our October newsletter reports on our lantern-lit vigil for the BK16. This vigil took place in St Peter's Chapel on the quayside in Minehead on 7 September. It was timed to mark the start of the G20 Summit in India. Photos were posted...

Sep 3 2023 9:37PM
Minehead Group's September newsletter

Our September newsletter includes an invitation to join us in making lanterns for a lantern-lit vigil for the BK16. The lantern-making takes place on 6 September at the Beach Hotel at 1430 and the vigil will be on Thursday 7 September...