Four speakers confirmed (see below)
BSL Interpreters confirmed
Each year a National Candle of Hope and Remembrance is lit and remains in the Cathedral for the duration of the week.
AN ACT OF HOPE AND REMEMBRANCE FOR THOSE AFFECTED BY HATE CRIME
A special service to bring communities affected by hate crime together during National Hate Crime Awareness Week #NationalHCAW 2018. The week takes place between the 13th October to 2oth October 2018.
17:00 Diversity Choir Rehearsal
17:30 Greet Guests on the Steps of St Paul's Cathedral
18:00 Guests take seats under the dome
BSL Interpreters Martin Fox-Roberts and Daniel Roberts
18:45 End of Act of Remembrance
19:30 St Paul's Cathedral closes.
This year the National Candle of Hope and Remembrance will be lit in memory of Altab Ali (marking 40 years since his death) and Stephen Lawrence (marking 25 years since his death). The candle will be lit by Rajnouddin Jalal (altab Ali Foundation) and Rose Simkins (Stop Hate UK)
A retiring collection will be taken in aid of 17-24-30 No To Hate Crime Campaign
with any funds raised dedicated to tackling hate crime in the UK.
Each year, in the lead up to National Hate Crime Awareness Week we invite the Prime Minister, the Leader of the Opposition, leaders of political parties, faith leaders amongst others to write letters of support to help us promote the week.
They will be added here in due course (click on the link to the left)