Holocaust Memorial Day, a time when we consider the potential callousness of human behaviour if we are not forever vigilant, presents us with an opportunity to reflect on Stoke-on-Trent's friendship with Lidice and developments over the last decade or so.
Making full use of the historical and archive sources available, The Path to Lidice creates a sharpened image of the political and social mood in Britain, Czechoslovakia, and America, from the time of the rise of the Sudeten German Party in 1936, to 1968 and the Prague Spring. For years,
Saturday, May the 27th, 2017, and Mayor of Lidice, Veronika Kellerová presents three keys in a special ceremony: one to Czech President Miloš Zeman, the second to Jan Thompson, British Ambassador to Czechia at the time, and a third to US Charge D’affaires, Kelly Adams-Smith. A Lidice rose was also awarded
A thank you to the painters and creatives for their contributions to The Path to Lidice Steve Shaw is an accomplished visual artist who actively campaigns to restore links between Stoke-on-Trent and Lidice. A multi-talented potter and a musician too, Steve has worked with the author on multiple heritage inspired
My personal journey of friendship with Lidice began in the summer of 2010 when reading a book written by Rupert Butler in 1992 called “An Illustrated History of The Gestapo.” Flicking through, I stumbled across the following passage: “The intention of Hitler to blast the name of Lidice from the face
Working with internationally renowned sculptor Carl Payne, Lidice Lives is creating a three-part installation entitled “LEGACY” as the centrepiece for the land at Morley Street in Hanley – which is to be turned into a garden celebrating the concepts of rebirth and the values of friendship, empathy and cooperation Says