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A culture of peace at National Eisteddfod

This National Eisteddfod of Wales took place in Flintshire from 4 to 11 August. As usual, among the hundreds of stands was Pabell Heddwch - the Peace Tent.

All-Wales Peace Festival: reconciliation and building trust

On 22 September, from noon till midnight, the Galeri in Caernarfon hosts Gwyl Heddwch Cymr (the All Wales Peace Festival).

Paul Peter Piech

I have been studying the prints of Paul Peter Piech as part of my art course at Yale College this year. This is an extract from an essay I wrote for the course.

Remembering the Falklands on Epynt Mountain

On Saturday 23 June, more than forty people gathered to repent the use of Epynt Mountain as a military training ground prior to the Falklands war.

Farewell to Arms?

A new exhibition by the Peace Museum in Bradford, which challenges existing thinking, has been opened in the Royal Armouries in Leeds.

Activism - Art - Activism


Lee Sustar and Aisha Karim (eds), 'Poetry and Protest: A Dennis Brutus Reader'

Haymarket Books, 2006; ISBN 1 9318 5922 1; 424pp; £10.99


Beyond a joke, tears for dictators, and pacifist percussion

Tom Lehrer, the US scientist turned satirical singer-songwriter, gets “rediscovered” from time to time, delighting a new generation of admirers.

Love your enemy – everyone can change: The Olympics

London's 2012 Olympics have been taking a bit of a bashing in the mainstream press, but not being the type to jump on the bandwagon, PN attempts to take a rather more kindly look a

Michael Franti and Spearhead, 'Yell Fire!'

Anti 2006; 66mins; CD format/ download