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Reimagining Victory

Reimagining Victory

Jo Berry and Patrick Magee were interviewed last year by Neil Bartlett for the powerful event, 24 Hours of Peace. Now, an extract of the dramatic adaptation of the interview will feature as part of Reimagining Victory, a new online exhibition for Imperial War Museum launching today, 30th June 2020: Neil Bartlett, the creator of 24 hours of peace writes to them: ” I’ve had a great time re-visiting the tapes of 24 HOURS OF PEACE to create this little…

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Newsletter – October 2019

Newsletter – October 2019

Welcome to my first newsletter! After what I know is a long time since the last one, from now on we will be sending them out every two months with our and related news. So please encourage your friends and colleagues to subscribe on our website. Of course, if you don’t want to receive it, there is an UNsubscribe link and the bottom. 35th Anniversary “Last weekend was the 35th anniversary of the Brighton Bomb that changed my life. I…

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Jo Berry – 35 years after

Jo Berry – 35 years after

12 October 2019 On the 35th anniversary of the IRA bomb at the Grand Brighton Hotel in Brighton that killed her father, Jo Berry reflects on the impact that it has had on her and the subsequent work she has done for reconciliation. “I was 27 and vowed to bring something positive out of the atrocity. That never ends, and today I renew my commitment to be bolder in my peace-work for Building Bridges for Peace, be more courageous in…

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Ubuntu Academy in Portugal

Ubuntu Academy in Portugal

20 September 2019 Jo Berry and Patrick Magee were asked back for the second time to speak with the young people from the Academy of Ubuntu leaders. Jo reports on the trip: ‘We gathered in Gaia near Porto and the audience represented 11 countries including East Timor, Columbia, Venezuela, Senegal, South Africa, Guinea-Bissau, Angola, Cape Verde, Mozambique, and São Tomé and Príncipe. ‘We started with a boat journey through the bridges of the city which was relevant as the theme was the…

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Splash for Peace

Splash for Peace

We need your help right away to prepare for our splash of autumn activity which will build our impact: • getting a book and a film about empathy as the route to peace out in the world • helping vulnerable young people in this country stand up to radicalisation • attending gatherings to influence leaders seeking better approaches to securing peace around the world Promoting more widely We have a publisher interested in Jo’s story and we are very keen…

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Documentary – Facing the Enemy

Documentary – Facing the Enemy

The documentary ‘Facing the Enemy’ is now on YouTube and is a powerful record of the first year of the meetings between Jo Berry and Patrick Magee. FACING THE ENEMY / EN – full movie 17 years later, Jo Tuffnell faces the man who took her father. Directed by Paul McGuigan, this 66-minute English documentary revolves around the healing jour… YOUTUBE.COM

THE CHALLENGE OF PEACE

THE CHALLENGE OF PEACE

The Global Peace Party Presents Peace is a Collaborative Response-Ability Jo Berry’s Story: Jo’s father was killed in the Brighton bombing in 1984. She tells how she needed to understand the roots of violence by meeting with Patrick McGee, the man from the IRA who planted the bomb. Jo and Patrick have travelled to many war zones around the world working their way in a dance of peace, sometimes with great opposition. Polly Higgins: Mobilising criminal law to protect people and planet….

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New Video and report of three events

New Video and report of three events

I spoke at three events in the last week of November and each has been amazing and powerful. ​The first event was ​R​ising 2016 held in Coventry Cathedral where there were speakers for two day​s, ​ the panel on violent extremism interest​ed​ me greatly and ​Lord​ ​Alderdic​e asked ​u​s all in challenging times to find new ways to live and engage with those we don’t like, how true. I saw a powerful film on Northern Ireland called ​’B​orn and ​R​eared​’​…

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Peace Partners

Peace Partners

Jo Berry is giving the key note speech at Inside Peace and will be sharing her vision of building bridges in 2017. Inside Peace Screening Event  Venue: THE MAY FAIR HOTEL Stratton St, Mayfair, London W1J 8LTDate: Saturday 28th January 2017 Time: 15:00 to 18:30 Ticket price £20 – please click here to register Schedule 15:00 Doors open 15:15 Welcome and introduction from the MC Movie Speaker followed by Q&A panel session 17:30 Conclusion 17.30 – 18.30 Networking – opportunity…

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Filmed for Basque documentary in Ireland

Filmed for Basque documentary in Ireland

Jo Berry and Patrick Magee visited Corrymeela in Ireland where they were filmed for a Basque documentary. Corrymela is a special peace centre which means so much to me. Jo Berry Corrymeela is Northern Ireland’s oldest peace and reconciliation organisation. We began before “The Troubles” and continue on in Northern Ireland’s changing post–conflict society.  The organisation grew organically from the original Community members, and today almost 40 full–time staff and dozens of volunteers work alongside the eleven thousand people who…

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