Leeds Peace Trail on Light Night – Friday 8th October 2010


On Light Night a mini tour of the Leeds Peace trail will be offered. Guided walking tours lasting approximately 30 minutes will depart from Civic Hall steps and tour around 6 of the central trail sites. At each of the selected sites the group will stop for a short story, poetry, piece of drama, musical break or related activity.  Every walker will be given a limited edition A5 folded peace trail map to take away free of charge. The tours will leave throughout the evening whenever a suitable group forms with the last tour at approximately 9.30pm.

Peace trail sites included

Site no: Name Suggested activity
2 Civic Hall Tour start point, map hand out, paper cranes
3 Mandela Gardens Drama piece
4 St Georges Crypt Story
6 Mayors for Peace Poetry and veteran story (BNTV)
7 Town Hall Story
8 Victoria Gardens Tour end, reflection activity, music, candle lantern release…

All suggested activities subject to risk assessment etc etc

Planning team

  • The Peace Museum – Clive Barrett
  • Peace & Emergency Planning – Roger Carter
  • Together for Peace – Jill Mann

A team of volunteers will be mobilised by T4P and via Peacelink to coordinate the event, guide the tours and provide the entertainment. Drama Students and Event Management students will be recruited along side volunteers from VAL.

Volunteer roles

  • Meet & greet – man the stall outside Civic hall, distribute maps
  • Tour guides/Actors – to guide the tour, story tell, deliver set pieces at locations

Leave a Reply - For more urgent queries it is best to ring your councillors. If you wish to speak directly to Cllr Ann Blackburn or Cllr David Blackburn ring 0113 2790336 / 07943 780914. For more contact details see the Councillors page.

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