Bradford Peace Trail
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
             
   
02 Bob Cryer Memorials
  Bob Cryer Memorials: Bob Cryer (1934 - 1994), was MP for Bradford South, and a life long CND campaigner in the political and practical field. He was a founder member of the Parliamentary Labour Party - CND.
He was also a founder member of the Keighley and Worth Valley Railway Preservation Society and helped to facilitate the shooting of the film 'The Railway Children' in 1970. He died in a car accident in 1994. His wife, Ann Cryer, became MP for Keighley & has carried on his work of campaigning for justice, particularly on aspects of racism.
  The Memorial Tree and Plaque, originally located behind the Magistrates Court, are now in Centenary Square Memorial Gardens (see site 01) in front of the Hiroshima / Nagasaki Memorial.
 
There is a memorial plaque dedicated to him on the main staircase in City Hall.
 
03 Channing Way
 
Channing Way is the road on the west side of Centenary Square and City Hall. The street name is on the side of that building. It was named after a Unitarian Church once located there that bore the name of William Channing, the founder of the Unitarian Church in the USA in the early 1800's.
 
Unitarians particularly warned of the danger of making heroes of prominent military people. They also advocated social and educational reform and continue to do so today.  
There is a Unitarian banner in The Peace Museum (see site 16)
 
 
04 Ukrainian Grove
               
             
  The Ukrainian Grove, Jacobs Well: Behind City Hall, immediately outside the inner ring road and on a grassy bank just downhill from the Jacobs Well public house are three hardly noticeable plaques which further show that the city remembers events from across the world. There is a substantial Ukrainian community in Bradford that has grown up both pre and post the Second World War.
One of the plaques commemorates the seven million victims of the 1932-33 man-made famine in the Ukraine (then part of the former Soviet Union).

Nearby is another from the Ukraine (see above), remembering the Chernobyl nuclear power station disaster in 1985 that spread nuclear fallout across Europe.

 
A further plaque records that the trees were planted here to celebrate anniversaries of the Anti-Bolshevik Bloc of Nations and the Captive Nations Committee.
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