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Hackney Peace Carnival Mural Hackney Peace Carnival Mural

Mural: Hackney Peace Carnival Mural

Erection date: /10/1985


{On the information plaque, bottom right:}
Hackney Peace Carnival Mural
Original design by Ray Walker
Based on the 1983 Hackney Peace Carnival
Painted by Mike Jones & Anna Walker
Funded by GLC & Hackney Council
Opened by Tony Banks, MP, Chairman of GLC, October 1985
Dedicated to the memory of Ray Walker - muralist, 1945 - 84.

Easteight gives some interesting information about this mural. Mike Jones finished this work after Ray Walker became ill.

Site: Hackney Peace Carnival Mural (1 memorial)

E8, Dalston Lane, 13, Dalston Eastern Curve Garden

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Hackney Peace Carnival Mural

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Hackney Peace Carnival

Maggie Thatcher in power, the cold war, Anglo-American capitalism, loony-left...

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Mahatma Gandhi

Indian politician, instrumental in India's independence. Born as Mohandas Kar...

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Nelson Mandela

Anti-apartheid revolutionary, politician, and International elder statesman. ...

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Ray Walker

Muralist. Married to Anna. Designed the Hackney Peace Carnival Mural but died...

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Hackney Peace Carnival Mural

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Greater London Council

The GLC was abolished, some say, because Mrs Thatcher could not abide its lef...

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Hackney Council

Shoreditch Borough Council took over Shoreditch Vestry and was itself taken o...

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Tony Banks

MP, Chairman of GLC in October 1985 - 86 when it was abolished by Mrs Thatche...

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Mick Jones

Mural painter.  Grew up in Coventry and Birmingham.  Son of Jack Jones, trade...

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Anna Walker

Mural painter active in 1985. Married to Ray.

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