Invitation to London Hiroshima Day ceremony
On Monday August 6th 2011, Noon-1pm
At the Hiroshima Cherry Tree in Tavistock Square, London WC1
Chair: Jeremy Corbyn MP, who will read a Hiroshima Day message sent by Mordechai Vanunu.
Mayor of Camden, Councillor Heather Johnson
Kate Hudson, CND General Secretary
Jean Lambert MEP
Rev. S. Nagase, Monk at Battersea Peace Pagoda
Hetty Bower (106-years old)
Songs: Raised Voices, Jim Radford and Anthony Flaum(tenor)
Poems: Purple Poets; Celia Mitchell, who will read poems by Adrian Mitchell.)
The cherry tree was planted in Tavistock Square in 1967, by the then Mayor of Camden, Cllr. Millie Miller, in remembrance 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. Participants are invited to bring flowers to lay beneath the tree during the ceremony.