Launch of Marrickville Peace Park Sun 8 Nov 2015


Marrickville Peace Park2

Join us for the launch of Richardson’s Lookout – Marrickville Peace Park on Sunday, 8th November from 11.00am to 12.30pm.

The park’s address is corner of Holt Crescent and Richards Avenue in Marrickville.

The event will consist of a Welcome to Country, five local speakers and the performance of a number of songs by the Solidarity Choir.

Program details:

11.00 Introduction by GCPC convenor (John Butcher)
11.05 Welcome of Country (Allan Barnes)
11.10 Solidarity Choir
11.20 Address by GCPC convenor (John Butcher)
11.25 Address by Mayor of Marrickville (Clr Sam Iskandar)
11.30 Address by Marrickville Councillor (Clr Sylvie Ellsmore)
11.35 Solidarity Choir
11.45 Address by State Member for Canterbury (Linda Burney MP)
11.50 Address by State Member for Summer Hill (Jo Haylen MP)
11.55 Poetry reading (Moneisha McKenzie and Jo Blackman)
12.05 Solidarity Choir
12.20 Conclusion.

Soft drinks and snacks will be provided.

GCPC’s brochure ‘Why Marrickville Peace Park?’ can be found here. The publicity leaflet for the event can be downloaded from here.

All welcome.

For more information about the history of the project see the Gallipoli Peace Campaign page on this website.

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