To celebrate the small acts of kindness
support positive change
and remember those we have lost.
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A lasting testimony from Sheffield
The Willow Tree Memorial
Balm Green Gardens - City Hall, Sheffield. Built March 2023
This stainless steel sculpture representing a willow tree has been installed as a permanent memorial.
A space to celebrate the small acts of kindness, support positive change and remember those we have lost.
The tree memorialises the Covid pandemic, which was a historic global event. No community was untouched by the pandemic. The experiences of Sheffield residents were captured, stored in the City’s archives and incorporated into the design of this memorial. As we learn about each other’s lives we can lay the foundations for a compassionate Sheffield.
Explore the wide range of activities that took place across the city which enabled many communities to come together, reflect on their experiences from the pandemic and engage in memorial activity together.