Join us at the National Holocaust Centre and Museum for a series of events taking place in 2023.
To attend events, please purchase an entry ticket for the National Holocaust Centre. An entry ticket is valid year-round and can be used to attend all events.
RUTH SCHWIENING TALK
Sunday 28th May, 1pm – 2:30pm
Ruth Schwiening came to England on the Kindertransport after being separated from her parents and sent to an orphanage at a young age. Hear her fascinating story, and help celebrate the huge compassion that was shown to children in Europe during and intensely chaotic period of our shared history. Ruth and Jurgen both speak regularly at the centre.
COAL COMMUNITY AND CHANGE
Sunday 16th July – 1pm to 3pm
Dr David Amos will be offering his fascinating and illustrated talk about the 2019 Nottingham Trent University project and exhibition, ‘Dealing with the Past: Coal, Community and Change 1965- 2015’. As well as bringing communities together and gathering memories of former coal miners and their families for future generations, the project looked a wider social aspects of coal mining culture.
Sunday 30 July, 1pm – 2.15pm
Broken Instruments is a story of survival, made possible through the power of music. Featuring live music, storytelling, and original songs, we hear the recollections of musician Luthier and Holocaust survivor Ari Vander. This performance is to commemorate Roma Sinti Holocaust Memorial Day on 2 August.
Author talk with David Fligg
Sunday 22 October, 1pm – 3pm
David talks about his book Don’t Forget About Me: The Short Life of Gideon Klein, Composer and Pianist. The book details the life and music of the Czech-Jewish musician Gideon Klein who was murdered during the Holocaust.