This programme will provide participants with an overview of the history of the Tim Parry Johnathan Ball Foundation for Peace including the IRA bombing of Warrington in 1993, the opening of the Peace Centre in 2000 up to the present day activities of the Foundation.

Through this, opportunities will be provided to gain an insight into the experiences of people who have been tragically affected by conflict and the positive outcomes that can be achieved from such an event on a personal and community level.

At the end of this programme participants will be able to:

  • Describe the events of 20th March 1993
  • Understand the reasons behind the Warrington bombing and its significance in the context of the Northern Ireland conflict
  • Examine the personal journey of Colin and Wendy Parry from victims to survivors of the event
  • Discuss a variety of possible responses to conflict on a local, national and international level

Demonstrate an awareness of the work of the Foundation for Peace and the importance/challenges of reinforcing the key messages of Peace

Government Initiatives:

National Curriculum

History – Key Concepts: 1.2, 1.4, 1.5; Key Processes: 2.3

RE – Key Concepts: 1.2, 1.4, 1.5, 1.6; Key Processes: 2.2

PSHE –Key Processes: 2.3

Citizenship –Key Processes: 2.1, 2.2, 2.3