Jan 14 2019 6:03PM
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...
Jan 11 2019 9:59PM
Join us for the Annual Amnesty Quiz on 22 February 2019
Our Annual Amnesty Quiz will take place on Friday 22 February at the Minehead and District Social Club, North Road, Minehead, starting promptly at 1930. There will be a raffle in aid of Amnesty and a licensed bar. This is always an enj...
Jan 11 2019 9:44PM
Marking Holocaust Memorial Day
The theme for Holocaust Memorial Day 2019 is 'Torn from Home'. This fits well with Amnesty International's global campaign 'I Welcome Refugees'. To mark the day, the Minehead AI Local Group is hosting a drop in session where people are...
Dec 18 2018 4:52PM
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...
Dec 9 2018 8:53PM
Amnesty tree on display in Minehead
Our Amnesty tree is on display among 40 trees at the annual Xmas Tree Festival at the Avenue Methodist Church in Minehead. The Festival is on from 6 to 12 December. The theme this year is 'Celebrating the Seasons' so our tree includes...
Nov 23 2018 11:09PM
Minehead Group's Nov/Dec 2018 newsletter
Our November/December newsletter includes reports of our Write for Rights events in November, as well as information about our forthcoming coffee morning and card/letter signing on Friday 14 December. There are also reports of actions...
Nov 23 2018 10:54PM
Write for Rights gets underway in West Somerset
We launched our 2018 Write for Rights (WfR) campaign with a stall at a coffee morning at Carhampton church on 3 November. Although those present were mostly interested in drinking coffee, perusing the stalls and chatting, we managed to...
Oct 14 2018 2:03PM
Minehead Group's October 2018 newsletter
Our October newsletter includes notes about our recent group meeting where local groups' trainer, Susan Mew, led a presentation and discussion on Amnesty International's global campaign about the illegal settlements in the Occupied Pal...
Sep 20 2018 5:49PM
Minehead Group's September 2018 newsletter
The September newsletter includes accounts of our summer events, and in particular, our social evening where we said a formal thank you and good-bye to Chris and Christina Lawson, the founders and stalwarts of the Minehead Group. We pr...
Sep 20 2018 5:41PM
Braving the wind and rain at the Roadwater Fete
The Minehead Amnesty Group once again held a stall at the Roadwater Fete. This year it was on Saturday 28 July, a particularly windy and showery day. The gazebo didn't like the gusty wind so we had to take it in turns to hold on to it,...
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