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Focus on FEPOW Day - Guided Tours & Workshops

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Victoria Gallery & Museum

Ashton Street

Liverpool

L69 3DR

United Kingdom

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Focus on FEPOW day - guided tours of Secret Art of Survival: creativity and ingenuity of British Far East prisoners of war, 1942-1945.

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Focus on FEPOW Day - 15 Feb is the anniversary of the fall of Singapore (1942), a date of huge significance in the War in the Pacific during the Second World War.

Throughout the day we will have a number of drop-in workshops, along with guided exhibition tours by exhibition researchers Meg Parkes and Geoff Gill – Maximum of 12 people per tour. Start times (20 -30 mins per tour):

o 11am

o 11.45 am

o 12.30 pm

o 1.30 pm

o 2.15 pm

o 3 pm

Public Talks

Nor Iron Bars is a talk by Jane Davies, Curator, Lancashire Infantry Museum. Jane will use personal diaries, Nor Iron Bars (a magazine produced by the men) objects and artwork from the men 2nd Battalion, the Loyal Regiment and their experiences imprisoned in Changi and Keijo camps : No booking required:

  • 11am - 11.30am
  • 11.45am - 12.15pm
  • 12.30pm - 1pm

Workshops

  • Gill Wareing, web manager at Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine will have tips and guides on how to add your stories on to our online FEPOW Family Descendants Families Oral History project
  • The many, many uses of bamboo activity session led Ness Gardens (Drop-in sessions start at 1.30pm and runs to 3.30pm )

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Victoria Gallery & Museum

Ashton Street

Liverpool

L69 3DR

United Kingdom

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