The Great Exhibition at Home 2020 prize winners!

 ‘Well done to everyone who took part; the spirit of the Great Exhibition clearly lives on!’ Nigel Williams Secretary for The Royal Commission for the Exhibition of 1851 This week we are very excited to be able to announce the winners of The Great...

#VJDAY75 Virtual Commemoration

Big Ideas teamed up with the Premier League Academies, through the Football Remembers project, for a virtual commemoration to mark the 75th anniversary of VJ Day.  On 15 August 1945 Imperial Japan surrendered to the Allies, ending World War II. During six years of...

India Remembers WWII News

“The act of commemoration…serves a very important purpose. And that is to highlight the futility of war and the need for future generations to recall the sacrifices of the past so that they can work to build a more peaceful future. The legacy of war must...

Foundation Stones workshop with Nisa-Nashim

“I always think about the mothers who were left behind and who continue to struggle to get justice”                        – Hifsa Haroon Iqbal MBE DL, Nisa-Nashim Chair of Trustees Big Ideas and the UK Holocaust Memorial Foundation collaborated with...

Stones with Stories

‘My brother was killed aged 7 years old. He was denied the chance to grow up and live his dreams and show the world what he could have done.’ Eric Murangwa Eugene MBE, Founder and CEO of the Ishami Foundation and survivor of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi in...