Liverpool Cathedral are hosting an art project and large-scale installment made up of paper doves.
The paper doves have messages of peace, love and hope on them written by people from the local community, schools and visitors.
The artwork has been curated by sculptor and artist Peter Walker, with a soundtrack called ‘Ruah Qadeska’ by David Harper.
For more information visit the Cathedral’s website: Liverpool Cathedral – A Great Place To Visit
On Monday 12 July Christian CND will be hosting a major Zoom meeting as part of the events to mark 60 years of our campaigning against nuclear weapons. The event was originally scheduled to take place in Methodist Central Hall, the location of the historic first meeting of the United Nations General Assembly which saw the very first resolution passed call for the elimination of nuclear weapons.
To find out more please visit: https://christiancnd.org.uk/12july/
St Margaret’s Justice & Peace Group, Lochgilphead, are hosting a Zoom event on August 3 at 7pm.
You can register in advance at:
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
Wednesday from 6pm to 7pm at the Edith Cavell statue, in St.Martin’s Place, London WC2. It is opposite the entrance to the National Portrait Gallery, and not far from Trafalgar Square.
Peace Walk from Didcot to Oxford between 6th and 9th August
To physically link the events commemorating Hiroshima and Nagasaki in the area, a Peace Walk is planned from Didcot to Oxford along the Thames Path during Sunday 8th and Monday 9th August.
Along the way we will give out leaflets and speak to people we meet.
We will join Abingdon Peace Group’s picnic in the Abbey Meadow by the Thames on Sunday around 3.30pm or 4pm and on Monday we hope to finish by 2pm in Bonn Square, to join the Oxford event (also in the events page).
If you would be interested in taking part in the walk (for all or just part of the route) or joining us at one of the events, please get in touch with Marie on 07999 090484.
Join ICAN for a live streaming from Hiroshima for the moment of silence on August 6, 8:05am – 8:30am (JST) on ICAN’s Instagram account: https://instagram.com/nuclearban/
Their partners from Peace Boat will share with you live the atmosphere of Hiroshima and feeling of the Hibakusha on that very morning.
An exhibition of 140,000 paper peace cranes made by Scottish artist Janis Hart.
Made by people from around the world, the cranes explore the threats of nuclear weapons and climate change, remembering the victims of the bombing of Hiroshima, the lives lost to the COVID-19 pandemic in the UK and species at risk of extinction.
More information is available here.
Pax Christi England and Wales will be outside Westminster Cathedral from 11am to 1pm for a vigil to commemorate the bombing of Hiroshima. All are welcome to join us for the vigil.
For more resources or ideas on how to commemorate this day, visit our webpage: Hiroshima and Nagasaki
Other events will be happening around the country, please look at our events page for more details.
The Conwy County Peace Group are planning an anti-nuclear weapon and peace vigil in Mostyn Street, outside closed M&S men’s store, right of St John’s Methodist Church.
Leaflet table, banners and posters.