100 years on SS Mendi tragedy commemorated

This week saw a number of high profile events to commemorate the centenary of the sinking of the SS Mendi with the loss over 600 men of the 5th Battalion the South African Native Labour Corps (SANLC) and 30 crew members. The tragedy was among South Africa’s greatest...

Pocahontas 2017 launched by US Ambassador

Big Ideas Company are proud to announce Pocahontas 2017: a public season marking the 400th anniversary of the presence in England of an extraordinary Native American woman who lived and died at the collision of two very different worlds. Her compelling story enables...