Since 2001, the Government has invited British society to observe the 27th of January each year as Holocaust Memorial Day. 27 January is the anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz by Soviet troops. Holocaust Memorial Day is intended to provide an opportunity for reflection on issues raised by all atrocities, especially those events officially designated […]
In December this year we celebrate the 70 year anniversary of the ‘promulgation of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR)’. From the UN site…. The Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) is a milestone document in the history of human rights. Drafted by representatives with different legal and cultural backgrounds from all regions […]
MOHAMMAD BARRABGI and The Art House EASTERN BIRD Join Iranian born, Wakefield based illustrator and printmaker Mohammad Barrangi Fashtani for a workshop inspired by his exhibition WONDERLAND at Wakefield Cathedral. Using the words ‘easern bird’ as the starting point for the workshop, Mohammad will guide participants through his own unique printing method, combining a traditional […]
iWelcome Activists outside the Arthouse in Wakefield saying it clearly: Refugees are welcome here. Thanks to everyone who showed up. Together we are stronger.
Holocaust Memorial Event There will be a musical event at Wakefield Cathedral to mark Holocuast Memorial Day, on Wednesday 25th January. Doors open at 1900 for a 1930 start. More details of this free event, which features Michael Cretu, a musician of Romanian Roma heritage, can be found on the Wakefield Cathedral website here. The local […]
Recently the We Are Wakefield group re-formed in reaction to the news that the National Front would be holding a march in Wakefield on the 25th of July. The NF march will be from the Wakey Tavern to the Bullring via the Springs. Though this is short notice, the We Are Wakefield group are going […]