Church of England Pacifists

Church of England Pacifists
Item type
Banner
Date
1961
Description
Banner carried by the Anglican Pacifsts group on the march from Aldermaston to London in 1961 (printed on both sides). During Easter 1958 the CND-backed anti-nuclear march from London to the Atomic Weapons Establishment at Aldermaston in Berkshire attracted up to 10,000 participants. This first march was so successful that the CND organised annual marches from Aldermaston to London for the next five years. This particular banner was carried by the marchers in 1961.By the time the marches came to an end in 1963 they had involved 200,000 people. These levels of anti-nuclear protest demonstrated to everyone that the CND could be a very influential movement
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Item type: Banner
Date: 1961

Description: Banner carried by the Anglican Pacifists group on the march from Aldermaston to London in 1961 (printed on both sides). During Easter 1958 the CND-backed anti-nuclear march from London to the Atomic Weapons Establishment at Aldermaston in Berkshire attracted up to 10,000 participants. This first march was so successful that the CND organised annual marches from Aldermaston to London for the next five years. This particular banner was carried by the marchers in 1961. By the time the marches came to an end in 1963 they had involved 200,000 people. These levels of anti-nuclear protest demonstrated to everyone that the CND could be a very influential movement [nggallery id=18]

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