Local History Month: Torn From Home & Welcome In Teesside

Date: Monday 13th May
Time: 11am to 12pm
Venue: The Courtroom
Tickets: Free when booked in advance – Limited to 2 per customer.

Local historian Martin Peagam will explore how Teesside responded to the Jewish refugee crisis of the 1930s.

Millions of Jews suffered discrimination and ultimately extermination under the Nazi regime.

A lucky few – predominately children – escaped and built new lives in other countries, some found a home on Teesside.

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