Wednesday, 5 August 2015


August 6th 2015, noon-1pm
By the Commemorative Cherry Tree in Tavistock Square, London WC1
This ceremony is held annually by the cherry tree planted in the Square in 1967 by the then Mayor of Camden, Cllr. Millie Miller, in memory of the victims, past and present, of the atomic bombs dropped on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki on 6th and 9th August 1945.
Event organised by London Region CND, 162 Holloway Road. London N7 8DQ;; 020-7607 2302.
Programme: order of participants
Jeremy Corbyn MP, compère
Peace Choir
Cllr. Larraine Revah, Mayor of Camden
George Binette, Chair of Camden Trades’ Council
Peter Dunn and Paul Steele (singers)
Bruce Kent, CND Vice-President
Sheila Triggs, Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom
AL Kennedy: poetry
Rev. S. Nagase, Monk at Battersea Peace Pagoda
Potent Whisper: rap
Baroness Jenny Jones, Green Party and member of London Assembly

You are invited to picnic in the Square after the ceremony. Light refreshments available, courtesy of Belle Harris: donations requested. (Any surplus after costs to be donated to LRCND.)

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