Playing for Peace, an exhibition celebrating the role of sport in bringing together international communities, was launched in Coventry Cathedral on 4 October 2011. David Moorcroft, former 5000m world record holder and 2012 Ambassador for Coventry, opened the exhibition along with Nick Chavasse from Coventry Cathedral.
Archive for October, 2011
Item type: Poster Date: 1987 Description: The poster shows the Earth with roses floating above it with the text “Star Peace Not Star Wars”.
Item type: Postcard Date: 1990s Description: Postcard showing Fylingdales, Menwith Hill and Radar System with text “Greetings From Yorkshire: UK Home to the Son of Star Wars”.
Item type: Poster Date: 2003 Description: Purple and white poster in the style of a film poster.
Item type: Banner Date: 1980-2000 Description: Large banner of yellow fluorescent nylon with black painted CND symbol and pointing hand and the text “Point The Finger No Star Wars”.
Item type: Bag Date: Between 1970 and 1990 Description: Cream canvas bag with blue text “Disarmament Requires World Government” with an image of a dove.
Item type: Poster Date: 2002 Description: The poster was produced by the Stop the War Coalition. It is mounted on a heavy sheet of plywood. It has a greyish background with pale greenish circles and black lettering and was created for the first anti-Iraq war march in London on September 28th 2002.