An evening of commemoration and reflection to include performances by communities that have found sanctuary and safety from persecution in Derby.

Activity information

Activity type: Public activity

Organisation name: Quad


Market Place
United Kingdom

This diverse programme on this year’s theme, ‘One Day’ will include:

• Yiddish music from Klezmer group Yoyvl
• Keynote Speaker: Associate Professor Dr Larissa Allwork (University of Derby)
Centred on the UK Holocaust Memorial Day theme of ‘One Day’ and the story of Jack Kagan who escaped the Novogrudok ghetto in Nazi occupied Europe.
• Music from an Iranian musician – playing the santoor.
• Murray Park Community School – Poetry
• Poetry and Dance by Derby’s Bosnian community
• The story of Olga Nahlak
• Dancing by Derby’s renowned Ukrainian dance group ‘Hoverla’

Free, but advance booking is advised: QUAD box office 01332 290606 or online at

Organiser Name

Philip O'Brien

Other organisation(s) involved

Derby HMD Planning Group, University of Derby