20 Year Celebration at the Globe Theatre

Peace One Day 2019 has now passed, but you can still help. Check out our Resources pages to see all the ways you can organise activities for peace, all year round.

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All times in British Summer Time (BST).

Evening Celebration, Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre, 7pm

Peace One Day are proud to announce that composer, singer-songwriter, actor, author and activist Sting will be joining to headline the line-up at Shakespeare’s Globe on Peace Day 21 September.

Throughout his career, Sting as a solo musician and a member of The Police, has sold over 100 million records. He has also received 17 Grammy awards, 3 Brit Awards, A Golden Globe, An Emmy, A BMI award, an Ivor Novello and was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame.

Performances from Emeli Sandé, Jack Savoretti, Basement Jaxx, Will Young and Citizens of the World Choir. Plus, a special performance choreographed by Emmy-nominated choreographer Jamie Neale with dancers from Jasmin Vardimon and Hofesh Shechter Companies.

With appearances from: Peace One Day Ambassadors- Sir Mark Rylance, Jude Law, Juliet Rylance; Jeremy Gilley- Founder of Peace One Day; Ahmad FawziUnited Nations Strategic Communication Expert; Dr Scilla ElworthyFounder of the Oxford Research Group and Peace Direct, three times Nobel Peace Prize Nominee; Marc MathieuMarketing Maven; Nadhim Zahawi MP- Minister for Business and Industry; Pastor Dr James Wuye and Imam Dr Muhammad AshafaTriple honorary doctorates from Glasgow, Massachusetts and Kolkata Universities; Daniel Binns - Chief Executive Officer, Interbrand, New York.


Words of Peace, Sam Wanamaker Playhouse, 3:30pm-4:45pm

Words of Peace is being hosted by Mark Rylance. He and other guest actors including Jude Law, Juliet Rylance, André Holland, Emily Watson, Joely Richardson and Sinéad Cusack will be speaking great dramatic or historical words of peace, speeches that have inspired change and action. The performance will take place on the beautiful intimate stage of the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse at Shakespeare's Globe, London.

Words of Peace is directed by Mark Rylance

Introduced by Jeremy Gilley

Performing: Sir Mark Rylance; Jude Law; Juliet Rylance; Andre Holland; Emma Watson; Joely Richardson; Sinéad Cusack


Panel discussions

Take a Stand: Say no to Sexism and Harassment, Sam Wanamaker Playhouse, 11:30am-12:30pm

*Please note that this event is not open to the public but will be live streamed online via the Peace One Day Youtube Channel*

Introduced by Jeremy Gilley

Hosted by Marja Ruotanen & Juliet Rylance

Panellists: Liliane Maury Pasquier- President of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe; Rt Hon Patricia Scotland QC- Commonwealth Secretary- General; Will Gardner OBE- CEO of Childnet and a Director of the UK Safer Internet Centre; Dr Shola Mos-ShogbamimuLawyer and Political & Women’s Rights Activist; Jan Zijderveld- Chief Executive Officer of Avon

Say no to Sexism and Harrasment is kindly sponsored by Avon


Cyber Non-Violence Panel, Sam Wanamaker Playhouse, 1pm-2pm

*Please note that this event is not open to the public but will be live streamed online via the Peace One Day Youtube Channel*

Introduced by Jeremy Gilley

Hosted by Jeremy Gilley and Emily Cherry

Panellists: Judith Cunningham- Founder and Chief Strategy Officer of Montessori Model UN and Youth Impact Forum; Lorin LaFave- Founder and Head of Education & External Affairs, The Breck Foundation; Innar Liiv- Associate Professor of Data Science at Tallinn University of Technology, Research Associate at Oxford University's Centre for Technology and Global Affairs, and Affiliated Expert at the Foresight Centre at the Parliament of Estonia.


Peace Day Action, Six Continents

Throughout the day we will be broadcasting live messages displaying peoples’ commitments to Peace Day from the 6 continents, turning the event into an ultimate global experience!


After-show Party

We will continue the celebration with our after-show party, giving us the opportunity to thank all of our participants and supporters. We are hugely grateful to UNIVA Capital for their sponsorship of this event.