From CND SCOTLAND:
Here are details below of some events taking
place around Scotland on or around
Hiroshima Day. If you are
aware or planning any events in your local area,
feel free to let us know, as
this improves the efficiency in
publicising these events.
Inverness & Highlands
Sunday 5th August – in the evening down at the
River Ness there will be
floating of paper boats and birds on
Sunday afternoon shortly after 1pm from the
riverside gravel bank at Ness
Walk above the Infirmary Bridge.
There is also a bring-and-share picnic afterwards
if the weather is fine.
Also bring peace flags, peace-themed
paper boats if you can, or just bring yourselves
and your friends and relatives.
Contact details: David and Judith Jardine for
Highland JNW (tel. 01349 861144)
Ayrshire CND are organising a Day Of Remembrance
for the thousands of people
killed by the Nuclear
Weapons which were dropped on the Japanese cities
of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
Today 50 years after,
thousands of people still suffer the effects of
radiation and unfathomable
The Day Of Remembrance has been organised not
only to remember the people who
suffered but also to
campaign against the replacement of Trident Nuclear
Weapons and the threat to
humanity which is still
posed by Nuclear Weapons.
Details of the event:
Saturday 4th August, 2007
12 Noon in Bridgegate, Irvine
Street Stall and Vigil - 12 noon till 1.00pm
Peaceful Walk Back & Forward Through Irvine Mall -
Street Stall and Vigil - 1.30 - 2.00pm
If you wish you can wear something Black on the
Day - a tee-shirt, a jumper, a
jacket or a tie but this is
Contact details: Arthur West 07803 936228
Helensburgh CND are organising a ceremony to
commemorate the bombing of Hiroshima.
Please join us.
Bring candle lanterns to float. If you wish to
make any contribution to the
ceremony - maybe a poem, a
reading or a song please contact Jim Taggart on
phone 01436 842242
Details of the event:
Hiroshima Day Candle Floating Ceremony
Monday August 6th.
Meet Helensburgh Pier 9pm
Hiroshima Commemoration, Paisley, Monday 6th
We are planning a short ceremony in Paisley the
evening, details to follow, but
please keep this evening free
For further details please contact Duncan Macintosh
on 0141 842 5261, or email
Edinburgh & the Lothians
On Monday August 6th we will have a commemoration
vigil for Hiroshima. It will
run from 6.30 to 7.30 pm
outside St Johns. Bring candles, readings, signs
Contact details: Eileen Cook 07800 848313 or email
Hiroshima Day Monday 6th August - 'Nuclear Awareness
Day'. Event by the Dee
floating lighted candles
down the river at 7PM.
Watch Aberdeen CND's website for more details
Contact details: Mike Martin 07974 763082 or
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