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March 2020

Leave to Land: The Kitchener Camp Rescue, 1939

26 March - 6 May
The Wiener Library, 29 Russell Square
London, W1B 5DP United Kingdom
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The Kitchener Camp has been largely forgotten today, but in 1939 this derelict army base on the Kent coast became the scene of an extraordinary rescue in which 4,000 men were saved from the Holocaust.

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*Postponed* Edith Tudor-Hart and the Opening of the Lawn Road Flats: Exile Photographer

26 March 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
The Isokon Gallery, Lawn Road
London, NW3 2XD United Kingdom
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£10

In 1934 Austrian émigré photographer Edith Tudor-Hart was commissioned to provide photographic record of the opening of the Isokon building

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*Postponed* Photography and Cinema, from A to Z

30 March 6:00 pm
Clore Lecture Theatre, Torrington Square
London, WC1E 7JL United Kingdom
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KRASZNA-KRAUSZ LECTURE 2020: ‘Photography and Cinema, from A to Z’ presented by David Campany

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April 2020

*Postponed* Talk: The Outsiders by Philipp Ther

2 April 7:00 pm
King Alfred Phoenix, Ivy Wood, North End Road
London, NW11 7HY United Kingdom
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£10

Robert Winder discusses The Outsiders with author Philipp Ther

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Yom Hashoah Service with Film Screening & Discussion of Home Movie by Caroline Pick

20 April 8:00 pm
New North London Synagogue, East End Road
London, N3 2SY United Kingdom
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£5

Caroline Pick is an award-winning documentary filmmaker and commissioning editor.

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The Escape Act: A Holocaust Memoir

22 April 6:00 pm
New North London Synagogue, East End Road
London, N3 2SY United Kingdom
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£6

Special Yom Hashoah programme for families with older children, teens and adults on Circus Jews Under National Socialism, with academic and artist Stav Meishar.

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George Szirtes: the Dual Perspective of an Exile

28 April 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
The Wiener Library, 29 Russell Square
London, W1B 5DP United Kingdom
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The prize-winning poet and translator will talk about his experience as a member of the Second Generation, his parent’s background in the camps, coming to the UK as a refugee from Hungary in 1956 and the creative process.

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May 2020

Modernist Hampstead Walk

16 May
Hampstead Tube Station, Hampstead High Street
London, London NW3 1QG United Kingdom
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£9 – £12

Discover the revolutionary Modernist homes and idealistic architecture built in Hampstead in the 1930s

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Sanctuary and Exile: Sara’s Last Steps

17 May
Calgarth Estate, Troutbeck Bridge
Windermere, LA23 1LF United Kingdom
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A 'slow' morning walk is to take place on the Calgarth Estate where the Windermere Boys were accommodated. It is being organised by Lorna Brunstein and her co-artist Richard White to commemorate the arrival of The Boys from Theresienstadt to Windermere.

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Hampstead in the 1930s – A Walking Tour + Visits

27 May
£220

As the abundance of wall plaques in the area demonstrates, visual artists have been drawn to the physical and cultural attractions of Hampstead since the late eighteenth century. This London day, however, concentrates on artistic life in Hampstead in the 1930s, the period in which it occupied a unique place in the story of British art and architecture.

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June 2020

Friend or Foe? The Contribution of German-speaking Refugees to British Wartime Propaganda

17 June
University of London Senate House, Room 243, Malet Street
London, London WC1E 7HU United Kingdom
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Free

Lecture given by member of the Research Centre for German and Austrian Exile Studies, based at the Institute for Modern Languages Research, University of London

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*Postponed* Being Second Generation with Gaby Glassman

21 June 11:00 am
JW3, 341-351 Finchley Road
London, NW3 6ET United Kingdom
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£9

More than 70 years after the Holocaust, children of survivors and refugees will explore together how it has affected their lives.

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