Holocaust remembered in Plymouth during day of music, poetry and dance
SCHOOLS and colleges from across the city took part in a public exhibition in the run-up to tomorrow's Holocaust Memorial Day.
Artwork, poetry, music and dance performances were all on show at yesterday's event at Plymouth University's Roland Levinsky Building.
The Lord Mayor, Councillor Michael Wright, was among those to attend the event during a more formal period of reflection presented by the youngsters themselves.
Cllr Wright said: "The young people were brilliant. It was a very good day, lots of talent.
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"There was also a moving account from some schoolgirls who had visited a concentration camp. The trip had really opened their eyes.
"It's good that school children are still learning about these events.
"It is wrong that humans can treat other humans that way and we shouldn't forget it."
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