Heartbeat is a group of young people, Israeli and Palestinian, who have come together to create music and understanding and learn to trust those they have been told to fear. In a place where most young people’s experience of ‘the other side’ is guns, violence and hate, at Heartbeat things are different. These young, inspirational people want to change the current situation – together.
Cycling for peace seems to be the trend at the moment and we hope this trend sets in. Last month, supporter Sharon Cowan cycled from Cambridge to Edinburgh to raise money for our work, and next month Duncan MacIntyre and his team are cycling from Ypres to Verdun to pay remembrance to WWI and fundraise for Peace Direct.