In this talk, Freddy relates his own personal family story, how his Mother and Grandparents fled Nazi Germany as refugees from persecution, that his Great-Grandmother survived the camps, and how his Great Aunt and Uncle both perished in Auschwitz. He also reflects upon his experiences of prejudice and explores how his views have been shaped by these experiences. Contemporary issues of antisemitism, ignorance, and intolerance, challenging myths and stereotypes are also discussed.
- Duration: 60 mins
- Online Zoom event: Join from your computer, phone or tablet (a recording will be available)
Meet the Host, Freddy
Born in Manchester 1956, Freddy has worked in education for over 30 years and as a public speaker/freelance educator for 11 years. He is passionate about his history subject and has a personal family input which puts a unique spin on the topic of The Holocaust and Antisemitism.
He also has a passion for music, and has worked in music education for over 30 years alongside being an orchestral percussionist and composer with several new works created over the past few years. He has a wealth of knowledge about all periods of classical music.
Preparing for the Event
For the best experience, you will need to have Zoom downloaded onto your computer. Please ensure you're connected to broadband/wifi rather than using your mobile phone connection (3G/4G).
We also recommend that pets are either calmly sitting on your lap or in another room, and any refreshments you may require are within your reach!