Derby will once again be marking Holocaust Memorial Day with events throughout the week commencing Sunday 21st January. Holocaust Memorial Day takes place nationally on 27th January.
QUAD will host two events during the week.
Bitter Harvest is a new film set in 1930s Ukraine. As Stalin advances on the ambitions of communists in the Kremlin, young artist Yuri battles to save his lover Natalka from the Holodomor, the death-by-starvation program that ultimately killed millions of Ukrainians. Starring Terence Stamp, Tom Austen, Barry Pepper, Max Irons, Samantha Barks, Aneurin Barnard. Bitter Harvest (certificate 15) screens in QUAD on Monday 22nd January at 6:30pm, the film will also be introduced by a member of Derby’s Ukrainian Community, all tickets are £5.
Holocaust Memorial Day Event is an evening of words, music and dance with the theme The power of words. There will be a selection of performances and presentations from Derby’s diverse communities, including spoken word contributions from the Armenian community, performances of Jewish, Bosnian and Ukrainian traditional music, dance performances from the internationally-renowned Derby-based troupe Hoverla, flamenco dancing by Derby’s Gypsy community and more. Holocaust Memorial Day Event Thursday 25th January from 7:45pm. Admission is FREE but limited; please book in advance through QUAD Box Office.
QUAD is part of a series of events organised by Derby’s HMD group, the 2018 programme also includes:
A Piano recital by Damir Durmanovic at the Multifaith Centre, Derby on Tuesday 23rd January at 7:30pm
A musical evening with Phil Tomlinson and his Klezmer group at the Multifaith Centre, Derby on Wednesday 24th January at 7:30pm
A Presentation and tour at Sikh Holocaust Museum, Derby on Friday 26th January
A special Holodomor Commemoration service at the Ukrainian Church, Derby on Sunday 28th January at 1:00pm
For full details of events, please see: https://holocaustmemorialdayderby.org/
For more information or to book tickets for QUAD events, please call QUAD Box Office on 01332 290606 or see https://www.derbyquad.co.uk