Holocaust Memorial Day

Sunday 27 January 2019

14:00 to 15:00

Free entry to The D-Day Story

11.30 to 12.30: Memorial service outside the museum.

14:00 to 14:50: The Holocaust: Memories of memories. Talk by playwright Rib Davis discussing the process of using holocaust survivor interviews from the National Life Stories Collection as the starting point for a new play. The play he is creating will explore how memory works, how it is publicly presented, and how we access traumatic memories differently over time. £4 (£3 concessions).

To book tickets for the talk:
Buy a ticket at reception
Call 023 9283 4744 / 4737
Email MVS@portsmouthcc.gov.uk

All day: A display of artwork inspired by Holocaust writings by students from Portsmouth University and Mayville High School.

Rib Davis is the British Library/ National Life Stories Goodison Fellow and has many years of experience in the field of Oral History.

The image shows the arrival of women and children at Auschwitz-Birkenau in May 1944. It is copyright and reproduced by permission of Wiener Library.