The SECRET ART OF SURVIVAL exhibition
25 October 2019 – 20 June 2020
Victoria Gallery & Museum (VG&M), Ashton Street, Liverpool L69 3DR
SATURDAY 16th – VG&M: FEPOW Focus Day 10.30am – 3.30pm
A FREE programme of activities focused on FEPOW family histories including:
|· Short talks||· Practical workshop on looking after artworks|
|· Exhibition tours||· Sharing memories and stories|
|· Archive and documentary films||· Digital archiving of stories, artwork and artefacts|
Please note this is a drop-in session and activities will be repeated throughout the day.
SUNDAY 17th noon – FEPOW Remembrance Service, Liverpool Parish Church (near the waterfront)
Special FEPOW Evening at the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic (RLPO) Hall, Hope Street, L1 9BP
Doors Open 6.30pm, 7pm start
- Welcome presentations, then in memory of all Far East captives, the RLPO Youth Choir perform the Vocal Orchestra arrangement of Dvorak’s Largo, created in 1943 by and for the Women of Palembang Internment Camp
- Feature film – Merry Christmas Mr Lawrence, starring David Bowie, Tom Conti and Ryuichi Sakamoto
The booking line for the film Merry Christmas Mr Lawrence at the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra Hall (RLPO) is now open – https://www.liverpoolphil.com/whats-on/film/merry-christmas-mr-lawrence/3459 Tickets must be booked with RLPO, either online or by telephone: 0151 709 3789, there are no reserved seats.
MONDAY 18th – 10–1pm VG&M: private guided viewings of the Secret Art of Survival exhibition
(places limited, must be pre-booked)
Please register your interest now, firstname.lastname@example.org stating which events you wish to attend.
Accommodation: The Liner Hotel (www.theliner.co.uk) in Lord Nelson Street (to the right of Lime Street Station) is offering special room rates for FEPOW exhibition visitors, subject to dates and availability. To book direct, call direct on 0151 709 7050 (the lower rates will only be available when calling direct) and quote FEPOW Art.