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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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    • Eugeniusz Buszynski

      Eugeniusz Buszynski

      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.

      £50.00

    • Sue Smith

      Sue Smith

      Jun 26, 2018

      £5.00

    • Katherine

      Katherine

      Jun 24, 2018

      A little top up :-)

      £10.00

    • Anna Ullmann

      Anna Ullmann

      Jun 22, 2018

      An excellent cause :)

      £10.00

    • Graeme Brice

      Graeme Brice

      Jun 21, 2018

      Good luck for good work

      £50.00

    • Felicity Norman

      Felicity Norman

      Jun 20, 2018

      A wonderful project - good luck with it.Felicity Norman

      £30.00

    • GTW Rowland

      GTW Rowland

      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.

      £50.00

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