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World Peace Flame in Scholes, UK

The Peace Flame in Scholes was formally opened on Saturday 15th December 2018. The flame will be lit day and night to remind us of the potential to bring peace into our lives. choles World Peace Flame Monument was designed and constructed by Roger Mawson and Glyn Davies. It is a beautiful addition to the…

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Garforth in Leeds, UK

On 28th April 2017 a World Peace Flame Monument was installed in Garforth, Leeds. The wonderful event was supported and funded by Garforth in Bloom, Local Independent Councillors Mark Dobson and Sarah Field and The Garforth and District Lions. Garforth in Bloom also provided the beautiful setting for this W.P.F. within the Diamond Jubilee Garden, which had…

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Snowdonia, UK

On 31 July 2003 the first World Peace Flame monument in the UK was installed at the Dru Centre in Snowdonia National Park, North Wales.


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Memphis, USA



On 27 September 2002 the World Peace Flame lamp was installed at the opening of the new human rights building in the National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis, USA.

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The Hague, The Netherlands

The first ever World Peace Flame monument was inaugurated on 18 April 2002 in The Hague. It stands outside the Peace Palace, home of the International Court of Justice and an important symbol of international cooperation and unity.

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Holsbeek, Belgium

“We need to do our best for peace each and every day”, said Annelies Vander Bracht, Executive Councillor for International Cooperation and Culture in Holsbeek. “Unlike what many people think, conflicts aren’t just important in far-away places. They’re also a reality for us here in our own town. Our new World Peace Flame is a great start to make everyone aware of that.”

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Oregon/Ashland (USA)

On the next International Day of Peace (September 21, 2018) a World Peace Flame will be lit in the Thalden Pavilion at the Sustainability Center of the Southern Oregon University (SOU).

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Vlissingen, The Netherlands

The Vlissingen monument will be installed on 15 September 2018. It is unique as the flame will be powered by the waste gas of an oil refinery.

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Nijmegen, The Netherlands

The inauguration of the Nijmegen World Peace Flame Monument took place on October 7th 2010. 
The monument is situated on a quiet square in front of the Gedachteniskerk, near the ‘Titus Brandsma Memorial’ close to the busy city centre.


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