Recent News & Events
28 March 2015
Arturo Barea: From Civil War Madrid to Exile in Oxfordshire
Talk by William Chislett. Introduced by Harry Eyres.
Part of the FT Weekend Oxford Literary Festival
Bodleian: Divinity School
12 - 28 February 2015
Dance Theatre: The Typist
Glasgow, Inverness, Stornoway, Musselburgh, Cumbernauld & Edinburgh
A captivating piece of dance theatre, narrated by Alexei Sayle, featuring renowned dancers Kerieva McCormick and Raúl Prieto (formerly Ballet Flamenco Sara Baras) … accompanied by breathtaking special effects and a specially commissioned score.
This story follows one of the los niños vascos, Esperanza, a typist, twenty years later in post-war Britain, who decides to make the dangerous journey back to her past, and Franco's Spain.Full announcement with specific times, prices and venues.
17 January 2015 – 29 March 2015
Exhibition: Basque children in Yorkshire 1937
Tolson Museum, Ravensknowle Park, Wakefield Road, Huddersfield HD5 8DJ
After the destruction of Guernica 4,000 children were evacuated from Spain to the UK. They were dispersed to many "colonies" across the country including one at Almondbury.
This exhibition by the Basque Children ’37 Association UK remembers and preserves the story of these children:
los niños vascos.