Leeds: Nagasaki Day remembrance

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Leeds: Nagasaki Day remembrance

9th August 2019 @ 10:30 am - 11:40 pm

The Leeds annual commemoration of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in 1945 will be held on Friday 9th August between 10.30am and 11.40am in Park Square, Leeds.

(Park Square is off the Headrow near Leeds Town Hall)
Timetable of event
10.30 Assemble in Park Square, by the Mayors for Peace memorial (centre of the square) accompanied by Nagasaki Day Choir
11.00 Welcome by Alasdair Beal (Leeds CND)
11.02 Two minutes silence to remember all those affected in the atomic bombings & all innocent civilian victims of warfare.
11.05 Laying of memorial wreath and reading of Nagasaki 2019 Peace Declaration by Cllr James Lewis, Deputy Leader of Leeds City Council
11.10 Reading of Hiroshima 2019 Peace Declaration by Cllr David Blackburn, Chair of Peace Link
11.15 Readings of poetry and prose on the theme
11.25 Natalie Bennett (ex-Leader of Green Party)
11.30 Prof. David Webb (Chair, Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament)
11.35 Choir
11.45 Event ends


9th August 2019
10:30 am - 11:40 pm
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Leeds Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament
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Park Square, Leeds
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Leeds, LS1 2NU
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