Monday, 15 June 2015

A Closer Look Tour: Refugee Week - Daily between Monday 15 and Tuesday 30 June

Daily between Monday 15 and Tuesday 30 June at 3.30pm (ideal for ages 14+)
IWM North, Trafford Wharf Road, Manchester M17 1TZ. Free entry; Donations welcome.

Marking Refugee Week between 15-21 June, explore real stories of people forced by conflict to leave their homes. Hear why Saranda Bogujevci, who escaped from Kosovo to Manchester, won the Anne Frank Award for Moral Courage and discover how aid worker Emma Kay helped people fleeing from NATO air strikes on Albania and Macedonia in 1999.

Learn about settling into a different country through the stories of Alice Brand, one of 250,000 Belgians arriving in Britain during the outbreak of the First World War, and Celia Horwitz, whose parents sent her from Nazi Germany on the Kindertransport.  

See iwm.org.uk/north for details 

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