Foundation Stones virtual workshop

Foundation Stones virtual workshop to commemorate the Roma and Sinti victims of Nazi persecution. “It’s lovely to have so many allies who are trying to work together to make this world a better place” Lynda Ford-Horne Bournemouth and Poole Holocaust Memorial Day...

Nigeria60; The launch of Coventry University’s Africa Centre

On 22 October 2020, Big Ideas attended a Coventry University International Office event to mark the launch of the university’s Africa Centre and to celebrate the winners of Nigeria60 – an ambitious programme celebrating 60 Nigerian and Nigerian-diaspora alumni to mark...

Nigeria60 – a celebration of opportunity

On 1 October 1960 Nigeria proclaimed independence from British rule. This year marks 60 years of independence, and the occasion will be celebrated all over the country as a national holiday. To mark this historic anniversary, Coventry University’s International Office...

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...