Talks of Commemoration and Education

Shenley and Radlett Holocaust Memorial Day 2021

Trevor Avery talking to Rabbi Alan Gerber and Rev Daniel McCarthy about Lake District Holocaust Project and its role in The Windermere Children drama.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3Lv_kCYViFc


‘Be a Light in the Darkness’ = A Short Film Featuring LDHP

A unique and moving short film from the Representative Council of North East Jewry. Commemorating HMD 2021 and reflecting this year’s theme of ‘Be a Light in the Darkness’ the film includes personal stories, archive footage, contributions from local rabbis, historian Trevor Avery of ‘The Lake District Holocaust Project’, the Lord Mayor, and a virtual schools’ choir singing a specially written song performed in sign-language by one of the schools. Please note the film contains images some viewers may find distressing.

Keynote: Trevor Avery – Lake District Holocaust Project

Memorial Prayer: Rabbi Aaron Lipsey

Address: Rabbi Sybil Sheridan

Address: Lord Mayor of Newcastle, Councillor David Cook

 


The Association of Jewish Refugees and Insiders Outsiders present Rock the Cradle
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A talk in 2021 hosted by Monica Bohm-Duchen and featuring Trevor Avery and Henry Hochland, the Founders of 2nd Generation Publishing, talking about the remarkable book “Rock the Cradle” by Marie Paneth in 1947. The story of the Windermere Boys and Girls by an eye witness at the time…


Jewish Small Communities UK Talk 2021

Trevor Avery of Lake District Holocaust Project talks in 2020 to the Jewish Small Communities Network  UK about the story and work of LDHP from its beginnings sixteen years ago, and how a chance meeting in the market town of Kendal led to remarkable discoveries.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DPbyHfRcOhc


The British Association for Holocaust Studies Presents: “After the War: Auschwitz to Ambleside”: A Roundtable with children’s author Tom Palmer, Trevor Avery of the Lake District Holocaust Project and Helen McCord of the UCL Centre for Holocaust Education

 “After the War: Auschwitz to Ambleside”: A Roundtable with children’s author Tom Palmer, Trevor Avery of the Lake District Holocaust Project and Helen McCord of the UCL Centre for Holocaust Education (Hosted by Hannah Wilson & Elizabeth Kendrick, 30th November 2020)

In this dynamic online event, our guest speakers shared their experiences of working on Holocaust education for primary and younger audiences. They reflect on the work of their own institutions, as well as their methods of research and interaction with testimonial sources and authentic stories of those who survived. The discussion centres around Tom Palmer’s recent children’s book “After the War: Auschwitz to Ambleside”, and concludes with a Q&A session (please note that the introduction is missing from this recording, so dives straight in with discussion from Tom Palmer).

Online Lectures/Workshops