21 Aug

The Battle for Peace

20:00 — 22:00
Lighthouse: Edinburgh's Radical Bookshop, 43-45 West Nicolson Street, Edinburgh EH8 9DB.

Organised by the Scottish PEN Writers For Peace Committee

Peace is the only battle worth waging.” Albert Camus.

21st August, 8pm. All welcome

100 years since the end of WW1 and the world looks more dangerous than ever. The Battle for Peace moves from the Western Front to the present day, from the battlefield to civil conflicts, the refugee crisis, everyday hatreds and the movements against them. Ruth Aylett, Colin Donati, Finola Scott and Gray Cosbie bring you poems against war and violence; poems for resistance and peace. Not to mention some music…