Invitation to AIA’s Interfaith Celebration for Animals and AGM

You are invited to:




Sunday 12th July 2015

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3.00pm            Interfaith Celebration for Animals All Welcome

Keynote speech – Animal Welfare in the Pope’s New Encyclical on the Environment by Dr Deborah Jones (Vice President of AIA and Vice Chair of Catholic Concern for Animals)

4.15pm            Tea and Snacks – All Welcome

5.00pm            1st AGM opens – AIA Members Only

5.00pm            Introduction from the Chair, Rev. Feargus O’Connor

5.15pm            Secretary and Treasurer’s Report, Barbara Gardner

5.25pm            Approval of the Annual Report & Accounts

5.30pm            Close of AGM

Please advise whether you will be attending the AGM by contacting Barbara Gardner at

Address: Golders Green Unitarian Church, 31 Hoop Lane, Golders Green, London, NW11 8BS. Accessible via the Northern Line – the nearest tube station is Golders Green.

AIA Applauds the Labour Party Manifesto on ‘Protecting Animals’


In November 2014 the AIA wrote to all the major UK political parties asking that they put animals into politics and include the AIA’s 10 point plan for animals in their party manifestos.  The Labour party replied promptly and positively.  They have now launched their party manifesto on protecting animals which the AIA are delighted with.  The AIA will continue to work with Labour on animal welfare matters.  The full manifesto can be read here…