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Sanctuary and Exile: Sara’s Last Steps

17 May 2020

Calgarth Estate, Troutbeck Bridge, Windermere

A slow participatory walk in the Lake District exploring layers of erasure, separation and reunion. The walk hosted by artists Richard White and Lorna Brunstein traverses the site of a WW2 workers housing estate near Windermere. In 1945 part of the site was requisitioned for a group of Jewish child Holocaust refugees, ‘the Windermere Children’. The walk traces the final steps of a Jewish mother parted from her children at the Auschwitz selection point, transposed to the former Calgarth Estate. Sara’s Last Steps forms part of a cycle of work, Sanctuary and Exile, commissioned by the Lake District Holocaust Project.


Registration in advance for the walk is essential. Limited places, maximum 25

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17 May 2020
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Calgarth Estate
Troutbeck Bridge
Windermere, LA23 1LF United Kingdom
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