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Stephenson, Roger

Quaker Tapestry

The idea began at the Friends Meeting House in Taunton in 1981. 11-year-old Jonathan Stocks felt the room where they held the children’s meeting needed cheering up.

Weapons of the Spirit

From the first, the Quakers have taken a clear stand for peace and against military action.

Picasso and war

Roger Stephenson on Picasso’s anti-war art

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' William Morris: A sense of place'.

Blackwell, The Arts and Craft Centre, Bowness on Windermere; £6.50; until 17 October

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Picasso: peace and freedom

I stand for life against death. I stand for peace against war! – Pablo Picasso

Roll over Bayeaux

The idea began at the Friends Meeting House in Taunton in 1981. 11-year-old Jonathan Stocks felt that the room where they held the children’s meeting needed cheering up.

Käthe Kollwitz: artist of the people - no more war!

In October 1916, the German artist Käthe Kollwitz wrote in her diary: “It’s not only our youth who go willingly and joyfully into the war; it’s the same in all nations.

Esther Wilson, ' Ten Tiny Toes',The Everyman, Liverpool

0151 709 4776. Until 5 July.

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