The British Pakistan Foundation strongly and unequivocally condemns the brutal and inhumane attack on schoolchildren in Peshawar, Pakistan on 16 December 2014. Our thoughts and prayers are with the victims and their families.We are devastated by the loss of life, the vast majority of whom were schoolchildren.

Candle light vigils are being organised all across Britain, to honour those who lost their lives. We strongly encourage you to come out and show your support. If you are attending a vigil, please share your thoughts, pictures and comments by using the hashtags #BritishPakistani, #StandTogether #PeshawarAttacks.



Wednesday, 17th December

19:00 – A Nightlight for our Children

Address: Bullring, St. Martins Square, Birmingham, United Kingdom
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Thursday, 18th December

17:00 – Pakistan High Commission Candle Light Vigil

Address: Maxwell Road, Glasgow

Friday 19th December 2014

16:30 – Organised by Pakistan Youth and Community Association

Address: Town Hall Square, Leicester LE1 9BG
More information: Call: 0116 254 8012 or email



Wednesday, 17th December

17:00 – Pakistan High Commission Candle Light Vigil

Address: High Commission for Pakistan, 34 – 36 Lowndes Square, London, SW1X 9JN

19:00 – A Night Light for our Children

Address: Trafalgar Square, North Terrace
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Friday, 19 December

17:00 – ARY Network – A Candle Light Tribute

Address: Marble Arch, London

Sunday, 21 December

16:00-18:00 – MQM Solidarity Candle Light Vigil

Address: Trafalgar Square, WC2N 5DN

Tuesday, 23 December

13:00-14:30 – FIRD Vigil in Solidarity with Pakistan

Address: FIRD Secretariat, Arnold Toynbee Hall, 810 London Road, London, SM3 9BJ

Tuesday, 23 December

14:00-15:00 – Quran Khawani for the Victims of the Peshawar Terrorist Attack

Address: Pakistan High Commission, London: 36 Lowndes Square, SW1X 9JN

Wednesday, 17th December

17:00 – A Candlelight Vigil for Staff and Children lost in Peshawar

Address: Piccadilly Gardens, Piccadilly, M1 1RG Manchester, United Kingdom
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17:00 – Manchester Pakistan Society Candle Light Vigil

Address: University of Manchester Student Union
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Wednesday, 17th December

17:00 – Candlelight Vigil for Victims in Peshawar

Address: Bonn Square, Queen Street, OX1 1LQ Oxford, Oxfordshire
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Monday, 22nd December

14:00 – Prayer Vigil organised by Woking People of Faith

Address: Woking Town Square, corner next to Cafe Rouge
More information:  please contact Mr Ilyas Raja at or call 07729178312



Is your city holding a vigil in support of Peshawar that you don’t see up here? Please send an email to to have your event added to this list.