Monthly Archives: February 2015

3000 unmarked graves …. in Bath

As we develop the walk new local resonances are surfacing. Historian John Payne tells of the unmarked graves near Bath’s old work house. Discarded people dumped, buried and forgotten in a field. Could these sunset shadowed undulations be the remains … Continue reading

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Remembering the march to Belsen

The March from Waldeslust to Bergen-Belsen Esther remembers…. We were told that the camp would be disbanded. And we marched. I don’t know whether anyone knew, maybe some, but the destination was Bergen-Belsen. But I remember, during that march, and … Continue reading

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British Co-Presents and the Holocaust

British Co-Presents and the Holocaust : exploring the changing nature of war memory and Holocaust memory, especially in relation to notions of Britishness Bath Spa University public lecture at the Holburne Museum, Bath  start at 6pm  Wednesday 13 May approx … Continue reading

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Recce for Honouring Esther

I did a complete walk of the proposed route today almost 70 years to the day when Esther was forced on her march from the slave labour camp to Belsen. It was cold and there was a sharp wind but … Continue reading

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Honouring Esther project live

Forced Walks Honouring Esther project was launched as part of a range of commemorative and remembrance activity at Bristol’s M-Shed on Tuesday 27 January the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz death camp, Holocaust Memorial Day. Victims of genocide … Continue reading

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