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Hiroshima and Nagasaki Interfaith Commemoration

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Event date and time: 
Thursday, 6 August 2015 - 12:00 - 21:00

Location

Friends House London NW1 2BJ
United Kingdom

Timing

Interfaith service 2:30 – 3:30pm,
 Accompanying programme of events 12:00 – 21:00

70th anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki - Thursday 6 August 2015

Quaker Peace & Social Witness invites you to an Interfaith Service of Commemoration and Commitment.

Open to all but registration is requested at https://forms.quaker.org.uk/hiroshima

The interfaith statement on nuclear weapons can be found at www.endnuclearweapons.org.uk

The flyer (attached as PDF below) can be printed for promotion of this event. Print it on A4 paper and slice to get A5 fliers.

Contact: Kristin Skarsholt (see below)

The 70th anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki will be marked around the world.

At Friends House there will be a programme of events as follows:

  • 2:30pm Interfaith Service of Commemoration and Committment
    Order of Service (see separate document attached below)
  • 3:30pm: Nuclear Risk Hibakusha Worldwide exhibition.
    This exhibition is dedicated to the millions of people whose lives have been affected by the nuclear industry: indigenous people whose homes were turned into nuclear wastelands by uranium mining, the Downwinders of more than 2,000 nuclear weapons tests, the survivors of the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, and the people affected by radioactive fallout from civil and military nuclear accidents.
  • Tea and light refreshments
  • 4–5:30pm: workshops and stalls:
    Numbers are limited so booking is essential.
    For further information on the workshops and to book a place https://forms.quaker.org.uk/hiroshima-workshop.
  • 6pm: Screening of The War Game, produced and then withdrawn by the BBC. Followed by speakers and discussion.
    Further information from CND.

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Religions for Peace have produced a ‘Resource Guide’ on nuclear weapons for religious leaders and faith groups (pdf).

 

 

Contact: 
Kristin Skarsholt
Phone: 
020 7663 1121
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Hiroshima day 2015 flier (PDF)177.11 KB
Order of service (PDF)11.38 KB