Thursday, 3 January 2013

Holocaust Memorial Day commemorations to include music from young people


Young people from More Music and DT3 Youth Theatre will be performing specially written music and theatre pieces to commemorate Holocaust Memorial Day at Lancaster Town Hall on Thursday 24th January from 6.30pm.

The performance is part of ‘Communities Together – Building Bridges’, a major programme of creative work delivered by the Lancaster and Lakes Jewish Community, Dukes Theatre, More Music, NCBI, Lancaster Priory Church, Lancaster City Council and others.

Scheduled events include a candle lighting ceremony on Thursday 24th January at 6.30pm in the Garden of Remembrance, followed by a musical and cultural evening in the Town Hall; educational visits to schools; a workshop, faith walk and inter-faith service at the Priory and a major exhibition to be staged at the Dukes Gallery  - “From Auschwitz to Ambleside” from 8-29th January.

The exhibition tells the story of a group of children orphaned in the Holocaust and flown by the RAF to England and to new homes in Cumbria.

• More information about Holocaust Memorial Day can be found on their website www.hmd.org.uk

• For more information about More Music, visit our website at www.moremusic.org.uk, call 01524 831 997 and email info@moremusic.org.uk

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