#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...

The Engineers, Re-Engineered

The Big Ideas team has been working for the Royal Commission for the Exhibition of 1851 on their annual partnership event “The Engineers” with the BBC World Service.  This year it hasn’t been possible to hold a live event, so the decision was taken to move The...

No Barriers at Home launches the Create your own Champion Challenge

No Barriers at Home has been inspiring young people across London and the Republic of Ireland. Students have discovered footballers, past and present, who have challenged barriers in their lives including gender inequality, racism, mental health and disability to...