Tag: peace

Women for Peace in Sheffield

The Peace Foundation’s flagship Women for Peace programme is coming to Sheffield and places are free and available now – find out more…. Planning and leading a community dialogue event What is the course? • Learn how to design and run your own community dialogue event, aimed at tackling community differences and issues. • A…Read more »

Tim Parry’s 40th birthday

Peace campaigners, Colin and Wendy Parry celebrate the life of their son Tim Parry on what would have been his 40th birthday On 20 March 1993, the Provisional Irish Republican Army (PIRA) detonated bombs without warning on a shopping street in Warrington, Cheshire, UK and 12-year-old Tim Parry and three-year-old Johnathan Ball lost their lives. …Read more »

Blackburn with Darwen Community Voices

When Darwen residents got talking at a recent Community Voices event, a couple of them realised that they had lived in the same street for years, yet had never met or spoken before. They found that they had lots in common, and made a new connection. At another event in the Bank Top area of…Read more »


Tim – an extraordinary legacy #ForPeace ‘If my son becomes a symbol #ForPeace and gives everyone a new sense of hope after so much tragedy, then that will be Tim’s unique achievement’ – Colin Parry 1993 Saturday 1st September is Tim Parry’s birthday. When Tim fought for his life after the IRA bombing of Warrington…Read more »

Mother’s Day Premiere at the Peace Centre

Mother’s Day Premiere at the Peace Centre.  The 90-minute drama tells the story of two women living either side of the Irish sea, who are brought together following the tragic deaths of three-year-old Johnathan Ball and 12-year-old Tim Parry in the Warrington bombing on March 20, 1993. The star-studded cast from the BBC drama Mother’s…Read more »

Salford and Manchester stand together for peace

Salford and Manchester stand together for peace – Following the Manchester attack in May 2017, many initiatives have been taken to challenge hate, promote diversity and demonstrate that living a peaceful life is the way forward. In the days and weeks after the attacks, people took to social media with a call #WeStandTogether. This has…Read more »

We remember Finsbury Park

The first anniversary of the Finsbury Park terror attack is being commemorated and the Tim Parry Johnathan Ball Peace Foundation is thinking of all those affected and victims and survivors at this sensitive time. #London United Click here to  read our advice about coping with anniversaries On Tuesday morning (19th June), people will observe a minute’s…Read more »

Norwegian Bike for Peace delegation visits Warrington on 2018 tour

A Norwegian Bike for Peace delegation visited the Tim Parry Johnathan Ball Peace Centre in Warrington as part of their 2018 England tour. The Lord Mayor of Manchester officially welcomed the delegation to Manchester, North West England on Saturday 12th May before the tour, led by the Norwegian-based ‘Bike for Peace’ group,  sets off towards Liverpool. …Read more »