Vigil and Die-In: Camberwell Green, London

Esther Hartsilver, 32, was killed in Camberwell, Southwark, London on Thursday, 28 May 2015. (photo from Evening Standard)
Esther Hartsilver, 32, was killed in Camberwell, Southwark, London on Thursday, 28 May 2015. (photo from Evening Standard)

Monday 8th June 2015
6pm for 6:30pm

What: Vigil and Die-In
When: Monday 8th June 2015 at 6 for 6:30pm
Where: Opposite Camberwell Green, Southwark, London
(In front of the Tiger Pub SE5 7AA)
Feeder rides: FEEDER RIDES
Tube: Oval (1.1 miles)
Overground: Denmark Hill
Twitter: #StopKillingCyclists
Press Release: Vigil for Sixth London Person Killed While Cycling This Year
Coverage: Media coverage is on Stop Killing Cyclists

Tell us you will be there: Facebook Event Listing

#StopKillingCyclists Vigil & DieIn: Camberwell Green, Southwark Mon 8 Jun 6p Re: crash involving HGV and bicycle

What is this about?

Scene of the collision which killed Esther Hartsilver. (Photo by Russell Thorn)

Following the very sad news of the death of Esther Hartsilver, 32, whilst riding her bike on Thursday 28th May 2015, there will be a Vigil and Die-In on MONDAY 8th June, meeting from 6pm for 6.30pm at Camberwell Green, Southwark, London which is near to where she was killed.

We ask as many of you as possible to attend and to remember her, and reiterate the need for space and decent infrastructure for people that choose to cycle.

Please would you share this information as much as possible?

If anyone knew the victim, and would like to take part in the vigil, you would be more than welcome. We would read out any message / statements on your behalf. But we also respect the privacy of family and friends if they do not wish to take part.

Report from The Independent:

“A 32-year-old woman has become the sixth cyclist to die in London this year after a crash with a lorry. She was riding through Camberwell, south London, during Thursday morning’s rush hour when her bike collided with a Co-operative lorry near a junction.”

  • Further media reports are at Stop Killing CyclistsCLICK HERE.

Location Map…

The Tiger Pub, opposite Camberwell Green, Southwark, London (SE5 7AA)

Feeder Rides

Please let us know if you will be leading a cycle ride (from where at what time). Generally, any children must be accompanied by their parents.


  • Led by Alex Raha
  • Meet at Ladywell Fields; will join with people at Glassmill Leisure Centre in Lewisham (opposite the station), New Cross Gate and then also Peckham library.

Ludgate Circus

  • Led by Carl Myhill
  • Meet 17:30 at Ludgate Circus (NE Corner by Leon)


  • Setting off from Walthamstow library at 5pm; to London Fields before 5:30; to the City by 6pm at latest
  • Route to be taken:  MAP

Other related things…

(not affiliated with this site or event but referenced in good faith)

Space for cycling 2x2 placard plate Placards: Unbranded national campaign plates ‘Space for cycling’ (click HERE for website)
Support Space for Cycling Place order: London Cycle Campaign branded placard ‘Space for cycling’ (click HERE for website)
APPCG Get Britain Cycling report cover Information: Get Britain Cycling inquiry report and recommendations

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