Join North Cumbria CND and Cumbria and Lancashire Area CND for a day of events in commemoration of Hiroshima.

9:30am Meet in the car park of the Dock Museum, North Road, Barrow-in-Furness LA14 2PW opposite the massive BAE Systems Submarines Devonshire Dock Hall (DDH) shed. Here we shall raise our banners for our first photo-opportunity.

Mid-morning Petitioning in Barrow centre at the Workers Statue, Dalton Road LA14 1PU

11:00am Head out and on to Sellafield to highlight the present dangers of the legacy of nuclear waste. The A595 is a slow winding road so the journey although under 40 miles may take 1 hour 30 minutes. 12.45pm for 1.00pm Gather at the car park for a vigil at Main Gate, Sellafield CA20 1PG on road to Sellafield station (follow signs after Calder Bridge)

2:00pm Peace Picnic by Wastwater on the shores of England’s deepest and most awe-inspiring lake, now UNESCO World Heritage Site (go through Gosforth village taking the road to Wasdale Head to the shore facing the screes)

3:00pm Ceremony of Remembrance of the A-bombing of Hiroshima and all suffering caused by nuclear arms, scattering petals on the waters of the lake from where daily 4 millions gallons of the water is drawn for cooling the radioactive waste

Wear your gorgeous costume, bring your banners and flags and please bring some picnic to share!

For full details of these events please contact Irene Sanderson (CND North Cumbria) – 01768 897071  or 07720 842529  or


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North Road
LA14 2PW