Peace Event

Unveiling of Peace Pole by Peter King, President of Rotary in Great Britain & Ireland

Peace Event & unveiling of Peace Pole

Blackpool Sixth Form College - November 2014

Rotarians from several Rotary clubs in Cumbria & Lancashire, District Governor Roger Mason and members of staff and students of Blackpool Sixth Form College gathered for the unveiling of a Peace Pole in the grounds of the College.  The Pole was unveiled by Peter King, President of Rotary International in Great Britain & Ireland.  Students from the college provided Peace phrases in different languages and poetry they had written themselves.

View a video of the event by clicking here.


Following this Claudia Maffettone, Rotary Peace Scholar at Bradford University provided an excellent and informative presentation about Conflict.

The event was organised jointly by the college and the Rotary District Foundation Committee.