Tag Archives: Art

Subverting the Subversives: Did MI5 infiltrate the British entertainment industry?

In 2018 some revealing new claims were put forward that the British domestic Security Service, MI5, was not just involved with monitoring and collecting intelligence on political movements and individuals deemed as potential threats to the state in the post-war … Continue reading

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Superb new issue of ‘Richmond History’ journal

Do you want to read the remarkable story of Vincenzo Lunardi and the part that Richmond-on-Thames in south-west London played in this fascinating episode in history? This, and a good number of other very interesting articles, can be found in … Continue reading

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Insiders/Outsiders: New nationwide arts festival to celebrate wartime refugees and their cultural creativity

German and Austrian Jews who created art while being held in British internment camps in the early years of World War Two are to be celebrated in a new festival. Details have been announced in the UK of a new … Continue reading

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Keeping the Memory Alive: Remembering the Holocaust in Kingston

Keeping the Memory Alive: Remembering the Holocaust in Kingston This year marks the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the concentration camps at Auschwitz-Birkenau and the closure of one of the darkest hours in human history. Yet seven decades on the … Continue reading

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