Tag Archives: Frome

Social Media Trail Day 1

Here is the day 1 walk as seen from Richard White’s phone and tablet and from his Flicks account, so this pics are not always taken by him Via Viewranger:  http://my.viewranger.com/track/widget/1582249?locale=en&m=miles and via Social Hiking this hooks up with a … Continue reading

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Alice Seeley Harris and her incorruptible Kodak

Interview with her great granddaughter, Rebecca, at the Brutal Exposure exhibition in the International Slavery Museum, Liverpool Rebecca Seeley Harris from National Museums Liverpool on Vimeo. This haunting exhibition presents what was probably the first photographic campaign in support of … Continue reading

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Getting involved

Walker registration is now closed but there are still many ways in which you can support the project: Tuesday 14 April 0930. Come and see us off from the Cheese and Grain in Frome Wednesday 15 April 13.30 Join us … Continue reading

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Monmouth Rebellion

The local resonances surface. The  walk crosses another trail in the long struggle for human rights. The Monmouth Rebellion of 1685 began in Lyme Regis and was crushed in the same year on Sedgemoor. Following a set back at Keynsham … Continue reading

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Frome briefings, new stories

Productive planning/briefing meeting in Frome this week. Second generation survivors and liberators met: we heard powerful stories of survival and resistance: A walk across Europe escaping the pogroms over a century ago from Oddesa to Palestine. The retraced steps across … Continue reading

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Funding success and local briefings in Frome

Frome Town Council today confirmed support for the project, amongst other things this will fund local briefings in Frome and a workshop for young people at Frome College. The briefing for project supporters, prospective walkers and anyone interested in finding … Continue reading

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Briefing for supporters, Frome Tuesday March 17

Join artists Richard White and Lorna Brunstein to hear the story of the Forced Walks project at a briefing in the Cheese and Grain, Frome on Tuesday March 17.  The briefing will run twice once at 4.00pm and once at … 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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