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Liverpool Band of Life Hillsborough Memorial

Band Of Life Hillsborough Memorial

Hillsborough Memorial Band of Life

 

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Artist Julian Taylor did a fine job of reflecting the mood at this week’s Hillsborough memorial service. The sculptor’s Band of Life artwork stood proudly in front of the Kop with the large metal circle’s 96 lights each representing one of the victims of the 1989 disaster.
Artist Julian Taylor did a fine job of reflecting the mood at this week’s Hillsborough memorial service. The sculptor’s Band of Life artwork stood proudly in front of the Kop with the large metal circle’s 96 lights each representing one of the victims of the 1989 disaster.

The Hillsborough Band of Life that featured at the 25th anniversary memorial at Anfield stadium has gone on show at Liverpool cathedral.

The special sculpture – which was commissioned by the Mayor of Liverpool Joe Anderson – remembered the 96 victims of the Hillsborough disaster took up residence at the venue today.

It will remain there until the end of September.

 

 

The art–sculpture is a simple band representing the bond between the families, friends and fans who were brought together in a time for the love of the lost ones.

Hillsborough Memorial

Hillsborough Memorial

It is also seen as a continuous circle of love bringing the city of Liverpool together to remember.

The Band of Life will reside in the Chapter House which was set aside for personal prayer on the day the Hillsborough Independent Panel published their report in September 2012.

Its arrival coincided with the special premiere of Michael Nyman’s Hillsborough Memorial which takes place on Saturday.

Liverpool Mayor Joe Anderson said: “I’m delighted that the Band of Life will be installed at the Anglican Cathedral in time for the performance of Michael Nyman‘s musical tribute to the victims of the Hillsborough disaster.”

“The sculpture is a perfect way for us to remember the 96 lives lost, seeing each light lit is as poignant today as when we first saw it.

“This is a stunning memorial and I hope I can encourage as many people from the city and beyond to go along to the Cathedral to see the Band of Life and reflect not only on the terrible loss of life suffered but also the bravery of the families.”