Hiroshima Day

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Hiroshima Day

Suitable for all ages

Annual floating lantern ceremony at the Peace Pagoda.

In 1945, the cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki were bombed with nuclear weapons. Hiroshima Day celebrates the spirit of survivors and those who have dedicated themselves to ensuring that such events are never repeated and that nuclear weapons are never used again.

Parking is available at the Peace Pagoda car park, V10 Brickhill Street. Parking charges do apply.

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    • Willen Lake North


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      Willen Lake North is home to one of Milton Keynes’ best-known landmarks, the first Peace Pagoda to be built in the western world - and to a rich and varied bird population.

      Nearest refreshments are at the Lakeside Hotel and Cafe (weekends and school holidays) at South Willen Lake. The Camphill Community runs a vegetarian café opposite the main car park.

    • Over 55 community events were held in 2018.

    • The most popular places to host an event in 2018 included Willen Lake South, Campbell Park, Linford Wood, Willen Lake North and Howe Park Wood.

    • The Parks Trust hosted over 450 events and activities in their parks in 2018