Weʼre raising £1,000 to research & make a film to educate young people & their families in Herefordshire about the contribution of the Polish nation in WW2
- Hereford, Herefordshire, UK
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'Shared Freedom – Shared Future' was conceived by students at Whitecross Hereford. We want to illustrate to young people their common history with Polish immigrants, in particular the stories of local post-WW2 Polish settlers to the area, who fought with Britain in the war. We want our peers to understand the burden of bravery and ultimate freedom was shared between nations – in the hope that this will lead to better understanding and cooperation between people of different nationalities within our community.
Starting from our research through local sites and museum and archive collections, we'll create a short dual language film and a dual language exhibition. These will be shown to 2,855 young people living in Herefordshire and will be accessed by a total of 8,400 people. All the relevant archive items and newspapers will be digitalised and made available online, together with the oral history recordings created in the research phase of the project and an educational resource pack.
We are very grateful to Heritage Lottery for their support and are now looking for match funding to complete our target. Thank you for your support.
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Jul 17, 2018
What a wonderful project. Thank you for letting me share my story. Congratulations to all of you. I wish you a long and peaceful life.
Jun 26, 2018
Jun 24, 2018
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Jun 22, 2018
An excellent cause :)
Jun 21, 2018
Good luck for good work
Jun 20, 2018
A wonderful project - good luck with it.Felicity Norman
Jun 19, 2018
What a worthwhile educational project for British and Polish students. As a British Army officer, I came across quite a few Poles while serving in Germany in the 1960 and 70s. We owe a lot to them.
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