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Make today the time we change to stand up for what’s right

On Holocaust Memorial Day, PETER UNDERWOOD considers how just trying to help others is a less-than-ordinary act of humanity Today is the anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau, the largest Nazi death camp. Since 2000, January 27 has also been … Continue reading

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‘Ordinary People’ invited to Town Hall for Holocaust Memorial

Croydon Council is to stage its first in-person Holocaust Memorial Day event in two years later this month, and is inviting the public to take part. The remembrance event will be held in the Town Hall Chamber  on Friday January … Continue reading

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City Hall and Croydon Town Hall remember the Holocaust

Next Thursday, January 27, is Holocaust Memorial Day, when the world commemorates the lives of those killed in the Holocaust and in other genocides throughout the world. On Monday, January 24 from 11am to noon, the Mayor of London and … Continue reading

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Lean times in January for the Clocktower’s arthouse cinema

The uncertainty and concerns over the Omicron strain of covid-19, and the dithering by central government over the measures to be taken by the hospitality and entertainment sectors, has prompted one venue to take its fate into its own hands … Continue reading

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‘Light in the darkness’: council’s Holocaust Memorial service

The council is inviting the borough’s community groups to unite tomorrow in an event of international remembrance to honour victims of the Holocaust and other genocides. From 12 noon on January 27, residents will be able to join a Town … Continue reading

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Holocaust Memorial Day ceremony, Town Hall, Jan 28

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Croydon lights a candle to remember the Holocaust

The borough’s Holocaust Memorial Day ceremony next Friday, January 26, will be open to everyone. Holocaust Memorial Day on January 27 is an international event marking the anniversary of the liberation of the Nazi concentration camp Auschwitz-Birkenau in 1945. Croydon … Continue reading

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Holocaust Memorial Day candle-lighting, Town Hall, Jan 27

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Holocaust Memorial Concert, Ruskin House, Jan 21

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Holocaust Memorial concert, Ruskin House, Jan 31

A concert dedicated to the victims of the inhumanity, barbarism and the tyranny of fascism to mark next week’s Holocaust Memorial Day is being held at Ruskin House next Saturday, January 31. Featuring international music from Klezmerco (Jewish klezmer music … Continue reading

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Please take a seat: arthouse cinema seeks new front row

The January programme for the David Lean Cinema includes Night Will Fall for Holocaust Memorial Day and screenings of Mr Turner. But the campaign group which stages the screenings has a problem The Save the David Lean Campaign was a … Continue reading

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Holocaust Memorial Day concert: Jan 25

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Minster’s musical celebration for Silver Sunday: Oct 6

Silver Sunday is coming to Croydon Minster. Singers from Croydon and the surrounding area will be celebrating Age and Experience at Croydon Minster from 2.30pm on October 6. The concert takes inspiration from Space for Peace, an annual event which … Continue reading

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Holocaust memorial concert: Sat Jan 26, Ruskin House

A holocaust memorial concert, an evening of remembrance and entertainment, is being held at Ruskin House in Coombe Road this Saturday. The concert will honour those communities who were persecuted in the Holocaust, under Nazi persecution in the 1930s and … Continue reading

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