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Hiroshima and Nagasaki Memorial Tree

Hiroshima and Nagasaki Memorial Tree Hiroshima and Nagasaki Memorial Tree

Chester Stop the War Coalition - for justice and peace
August 6th 2012 is the anniversary of the dropping of the first atomic bomb on Hiroshima in 1945. There will be the usual Flower Memorial for Hiroshima and Nagasaki in Chester at 8.00 that evening, starting at the Bandstand on The Groves. These memorials have been running for thirty years, and we now follow the pattern of a reading on The Groves, the dropping of white flowers and a period of silence on the bridge, broken by the reading of a poem, then a short walk to the Hiroshoma tree on the south bank of the river for the final reading.
Please come - it's always a moving and serious occasion, and all are welcome.

On the opposite bank of the river is the Hiroshima and Nagasaki Memorial Tree.
The Plaque reads:
This oak tree was planted in November 2004 by Minister Kishino of the Japanese Embassy, in memory of all those who died and suffered as a result of the dropping of the atomic bombs on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in August 1945. In the belief that this must never happen again. This event was organised by local peace groups and supported by Chester City Council.
Hiroshima and Nagasaki Memorial Tree Plaque
http://www.uk.emb-japan.go.jp/en/japanUK/exchange/041216_chester.html

Annual Hiroshima and Nagasaki
Flower Memorial


www.chestercnd.org.uk

Thursday 6th August 2015 8pm

Hiroshima and Nagasaki Memorial 1

Hiroshima and Nagasaki Memorial 2

Chester CND

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