News

2021

January
Holocaust Memorial Day
Interview Arek Hersh ‘The Windermere Children

February
Talk with the United Nations

March
Presentation with Ike Alterman and Eleanor Green to the U.S. Midwest through Illinois Holocaust Museum and PBS TV Broadcast

April
BAFTA nomination ‘The Windermere Children’

BANFF festival nomination and broadcasters ward nomination for ‘The Windermere Children’ 

Broadcast nomination for The Windermere Children’

May
Antiques Road Show appearance with Theresienstadt Ghetto money
Publication of ‘After the War

June
Talk Epping Forest District Museum

August
Tom Palmer & his friend Simon, raised £7640 for LDHP by taking part in a triathlon. Sir Ben Helfgott and his son Michael were at the former site of the Calgarth Estate to greet them.

Visit with Dr Karina Urbach, a German historian and granddaughter of Alice Urbach. Alice looked after a number of Kindertransport in Windermere.

Visit to the former Kindertransport Hostel, Windermere

Talk – Cockfosters Learning Centre, Southgate

September

Visit by HRH, The Duchess of Cambridge with Ike Alterman and Arek Hersh

Visit and interview Radio Cumbria with Robin Frydman Schell, daughter of Gerson Frydman, a Windermere child

Visit and interview BBC News with Norman Shepherd, last survivor of the squadron that flew the children from Prague to Carlisle, together with Wendy Lambros.

October 
Exhibition: Two Lakes, Two Countries

Visit from the former daughter-in-law of George & Edith Lauer.

Moscow Film Awards ‘The Windermere Children. Special Prize – Most Educational Potential