Tower Hamlets remembers
From Monday 18 October there will be a series of public events taking place across Tower Hamlets paying tribute to those who have died of Covid and celebrating the response of residents and partners, and the strength of our community.
Keep scrolling for more information.
Residents are free to attend tree and bulb planting events at the following times and locations.
You do NOT need to bring your own tree and ceremonies will last approx. 30 minutes (no more than 50 minutes maximum).
Please note there may be photos taken and/or video recorded at individual events.
|Monday 18 October
||Victoria Park - The Hub
|Tuesday 19 October
||Whitehorse Open Space
|Wednesday 20 October
||Sir John McDougall Gardens
|Thursday 21 October
||Alton Street Open Space
|Friday 22 October
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Here you'll find any links to partner events taking place during the memorial week — click to learn more:
Making history: documenting coronavirus in the East End
Don't miss your opportunity to tell us about your experience of Covid-19.
We are inviting memories to add to our archive — this project started in June 2020 and closes at midnight on 31 December 2021.
To learn more and take part, click the following link:
Remember in your own way
We are encouraging residents to remember in their own way during the week 18 to 24 October and share this with us.
Send your memories to us using the above link to our Coronavirus Collection and post to social media using the hashtag #THRemembers.
Book of remembrance
Our borough, like many communities, experienced a tragic amount of deaths from Covid-19.
To coincide with the anniversary of lockdown, we are launching a Book of Remembrance for residents.
You can leave tributes to remember and celebrate the lives of family members, friends and colleagues lost in the pandemic.
Leave your tributes