Nagasaki A-Bomb 73rd Anniversary – Leeds

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Nagasaki A-Bomb 73rd Anniversary – Leeds

9th August 2018 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 pm

HIROSHIMA & NAGASAKI A-BOMBS 73rd ANNIVERSARY COMMEMORATION EVENT

Timetable of events

10.30 Assemble in Park Square, by the Mayors for Peace memorial (centre of the square) accompanied by Leeds People’s 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 2018 Peace Declaration by Cllr James Lewis, Deputy Leader of Leeds City Council

11.10 Reading of Hiroshima 2018 Peace Declaration by Cllr David Blackburn, Chair of Peace Link

11.15 Readings of poetry and prose on the theme

11.25 Report by Prof. David Webb (Chair, CND) on United Nations treaty for worldwide nuclear weapons ban

11.30 Choir

11.40 Event ends

ALL WELCOME

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Details

Date:
9th August 2018
Time:
10:30 am - 11:30 pm
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Venue

Park Square, Leeds
Park Square
Leeds, LS1 2NU
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