Yorkshire remembers Hiroshima/Nagasaki

Yorkshire remembers Hiroshima/Nagasaki

Bradford – Saturday 6th of August – 12-3pm

Photo of banner on Display at the Bradford Peace Museum

Banner on Display at the Peace Museum.

12pm Assemble for Remembrance by the Hiroshima Memorial in Norfolk Gardens (behind the Town Hall)

The Lord Mayor of Bradford (Councillor Geoff Reid) will be reading the declaration made earlier that morning by the Mayor of Hiroshima. There’ll be a range of readings, poems and other contributions from a number of groups, if you’d like to be added to the list of contributers please get in touch.

1pm – 2.30pm Reception at Bradford Peace Museum – for refreshments and reflection amongst friends. All welcome.


hiroshima exhibition

10.30 – 4pm – ‘Hiroshima Exhibition’ at Bradford Quaker Meeting House, Russell St, Bradford BD5 0JB

Bradford quakers will be hosting an exhibition from the Peace Memorial Museum in Hiroshima.

It is free and open to all.

Calder Valley – Saturday 6th of August – 3pm

By the Packhorse Bridge in Hebden Bridge.
Poetry, Readings, Song, Reflection.

Keighley – Saturday 6th August – 8-9am


Town Hall Square Keighley

nagasaki painting - after the bomb

Leeds – Tuesday 9th August  from 11-12 noon

A commemoration on Nagasaki Day with contributions from the Nagasaki Day Choir, James Lewis (Deputy Leader of Leeds Council) and the reading of the 2016 Peace Declaration by Cllr David Blackburn

Assemble 10.45am for prompt start. Park Square, Leeds. For more information email LeedsCND@gmail.com


Rotherham CND will have a stall in the town centre, contact Jon on jon_smith@blueyonder.co.uk for more information.

Sheffield Peace Picnic- Sunday 7th August – 2-5pm

Peace Picnic – Meersbrook Park. Sheffield’s Mayor has been invited as a member of ‘Mayors for Peace’, an international organization that campaigns for the elimination of all nuclear weapons by the year 2020. This annual commemoration of Hiroshima and Nagasaki is held at the walled garden in Meersbrook Park and jointly sponsored by Sheffield CND, SCRAP and the Meersbrook Garden Users Trust; an occasion for joint and communal reflection with various artistic performances and a decoration ceremony. See our gallery for pictures from the picnic in 2015.

For further details, contact Hilary: scraptridentnow@gmail.com or 07818040982 / facebook event.

Sheffield Lord Mayor and Bruce Kent

Sheffield Lord Mayor with Bruce Kent 2015