On Friday 27 July 2012, at 08:12 the bells rang across the United Kingdom.. The London Peace Network organised the event on the Millenium Bridge, being part of Martin Creed’s Work No 1197, All The Bells.
The event was organised under the auspices of the Mayor of London and intended to raise awareness for Olympic Truce and the Millenium Goals.
Willi Lemke, UN Special Adviser on Sport for Development and Peace, addressed the people who had gathered there. George A. Papandreou, IOTF Vice Chairperson and Dr. Constantinos Filis, IOTC Director also sent messages that were read aloud.
Read the message of George A. Papandreou here.
Read the message of Dr. Constantinos Filis here.