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Memorial Gestures – Laura Fisher

Hello, I’m Laura Fisher! I am honored to have been chosen to create artistic responses to the archive at Holocaust Centre North through the Memorial Gestures artist’s residency, and I’m excited to introduce myself to … Keep reading

LIFE EXPERIENECES: SYRIA

This week we have a takeover by three University of Huddersfield students who recently interviewed other students from Rwanda, Syria and Nigeria about their experiences of war, displacement and genocide. All those interviewed currently live in Huddersfield.   Keep reading

An Education Interrupted

Education is vital for a healthy society. For children, school is a huge part of their lives. However, for those children affected by the Holocaust, whether as refugees or internees in camps and ghettos, their … Keep reading

Scarves Throughout History

Do you have a favourite piece of clothing? For Holocaust survivor, Trude Silman, one particular scarf has immense value to her – it was not even her scarf, but her mother’s scarf that she found … Keep reading

Love out of the Darkness

Boy meets girl. They fall in love, they marry, have a family and live happily ever after. The age-old fairy-tale, but what happens when that initial meeting is only made possible because of unimaginable horror? … Keep reading

Child survivors of the Holocaust

9 May marks the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Theresienstadt concentration camp. This guest blog from Hayley Shaw describes the experiences of child survivors who came to the UK. Keep reading