Author Archives: Hilery

Moffat weekend April 2016

Our annu­al res­i­den­tial week­end took place at the Well Rd Cen­tre in Mof­fat. 27 of us had a great week­end of singing, social­is­ing, eat­ing, origa­mi, waltz­ing, Oscars, choco­late spoons and more‘¦ It might have been slight­ly chilly, but we soon … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Scrap Trident March and Rally 27th February 2016

24 singers trav­eled to Lon­don to join oth­er cam­paign choirs, and many oth­ers from Scot­land and the rest of the UK, to encour­age the gov­ern­ment not to renew the Tri­dent mis­sile sys­tem. (Lat­est news appears to be that gov­ern­ment has … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Campaign Against the Arms Trade

  On 12 Decem­ber around 35 of us braved the cold to take part in our annu­al fundrais­ing sing for the Cam­paign against the Arms trade. Ably encour­aged by our inspi­ra­tional song lead­ers, we sang a very sat­is­fy­ing med­ley of … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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We Speak Earth

Mem­bers of Protest in Har­mo­ny joined singers from the Open Com­mu­ni­ty Singing Group, Por­to­bel­lo Com­mu­ni­ty Choir and Wild­fire to sing a Sami Yoik, We Speak Earth, in sup­port of the Sami com­mu­ni­ty which will be dev­as­tat­ed by the increas­ing effects … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Bhopal Commemoration 2015

20 peo­ple braved the rain and wind last night to gath­er at Greyfriar’s Kirk­yard to com­mem­o­rate the 31st anniver­sary of the Bhopal Gas Dis­as­ter. With songs, poet­ry and state­ments of sol­i­dar­i­ty, we remem­bered all those who have died and been … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Leave the oil in the ground, sing out now, sing out now’

Protest in Har­mo­ny sang with the ‘hun­dreds of peo­ple who joined hands along the Forth Road Bridge yes­ter­day to take a stand against new gas-drilling tac­tics in Scot­land. Join­ing hands from one side of the two-and-a-half kilo­me­tre bridge to the … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Edinburgh welcomes refugees, Sept. 12th 2015

We sang and sang, and sang — at rehearsal, on the Roy­al Mile, out­side the Par­lia­ment — to show how Edin­burgh wel­comes refugees.

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Conscientious Objectors Memorial concert

IMG_2217 On Sat­ur­day 20th June Protest In Har­mo­ny took part in a mov­ing cel­e­bra­tion of con­sci­en­tious objec­tors held at the Pleas­ance Cabaret Bar. ‘Unsung Heroes’ was organ­ised by the Edin­burgh Peace and Jus­tice Cen­tre to raise mon­ey towards a Con­sci­en­tious … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Vigil for Conscientious Objectors, past and present

Protest in Har­mo­ny joined friends from the Peace and Jus­tice Cen­tre for a vig­il com­mem­o­rat­ing Con­sci­en­tious Objec­tors today, 15th May 2015.  We paused after each verse of ‘Tell me the Names of the Unsung Heroes’ while names of some of … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Chair Report May 2015

It has been a busy year for Protest in Har­mo­ny, it start­ed rel­a­tive­ly qui­et­ly, but then things grew apace. The choir num­bers have con­tin­ued to grow, new blood is always impor­tant in any organ­i­sa­tion. We are always look­ing for ways … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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