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February 2019
£3 - £6

Finding Relly

February 12 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Redland Green Bowling Club, Redland Green Road
Redland, BS6 7HE
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Rosemary grew up as the daughter of a Czech immigrant in post-war UK and Canada. She was unaware of her father’s Jewish identity and of what really happened to his absent relatives. After her father’s death, she felt compelled to discover the truth about his family. Tracing her aunt Relly, who had emigrated to Australia after surviving Auschwitz, was a significant turning point in her life and her new book Finding Relly is about her journey, both personal and logistical.Rosemary…

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April 2019
£3 - £6

Saudade: A Sephardic journey

April 9 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Redland Green Bowling Club, Redland Green Road
Redland, BS6 7HE
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  10 years ago, after a series of seemingly disparate coincidences, Judy Rodrigues began a journey into 300 years of East End London Jewish history, which led her back through her grandfather’s Sephardic Marrano Jewish roots to Portugal and Northern Spain As an artist, the histories and stories became part of ‘life being lived’ as they began to permeate, enrich and expand the poetic metaphors of experience and place through her work. The journey became as much a search for…

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