Oct 14 2018 2:18PM
Letter writing afternoon on 8 November
Our next letter writing session will be on Thursday 8 November from 1400-1530 at the Quaker Meeting House, Bancks Street, Minehead. We will be writing letters about cases featured in the autumn Real Lives supplement and also on cases i...
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,...
Jul 24 2018 10:46PM
Minehead Group's July/August newsletter
Our latest newsletter includes a summary of the key points from a very interesting talk on human rights in India, which Cherry Bird gave to the Minehead group at our July meeting. There is also a report of the successful day out for Sy...
Jun 16 2018 11:01PM
Minehead Group's June newsletter
Our June newsletter includes a report on our AmnesTEA held on a lovely sunny afternoon at the beginning of June. As well as consuming lots of tea and cake, we raised £200 and had fun playing Amnesty themed games or just sat and chatted...
Jun 16 2018 10:10PM
A lovely sunny afternoon for our AmnesTea
We were lucky to have a beautifully sunny afternoon for our AmnesTEA in the lovely garden of Amnesty supporters, Gian and Chris Zucchelli, in Minehead. About 40 people tucked into tea, scones and cakes, bought raffle tickets and played...
May 21 2018 11:10PM
Refugee Week 2018
Refugee Week is 20 years old this year. Although the actual week is not until 18-24 June, the Minehead Amnesty International Group has already started on its contribution to the '20 things' challenge. We set ourselves the target of put...
May 21 2018 10:50PM
Minehead Group's May 2018 newsletter
Our May 2018 newsletter includes reports of our film show Syria's Disappeared and also our letter writing afternoon. There are updates on our various campaigns and a list of actions you can take this month. A list of diary dates includ...
May 21 2018 10:40PM
Another productive letter writing afternoon
On 9 May we held another successful letter writing session in the Minehead Quaker Meeting House. We wrote about cases from the Spring edition of Real Lives Matter and current Urgent Action case sheets. Fourteen people took part and we...
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