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...

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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...

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Football Remembers WWII marks VE Day 75

As the UK marks the 75th anniversary of VE Day, the end of WWII in Europe, Football Remembers WWII is releasing four films. In each film, posted on the Premier League website, Academy players interview WWII veterans who also played professionally for their respective...

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April Highlights

People across the country have been painting foundation stones for #Belsen75. April 15th marked 75 years since the liberation of Bergen-Belsen concentration camp by British forces. The story of Bergen-Belsen’s liberation will feature prominently in the new UK...

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Big Ideas has joined the Connection Coalition

We’re delighted to become members of the Connection Coalition – a new cross-sector network of organisations, charities, companies and groups formed during the Covid-19 crisis to tackle loneliness and isolation during these difficult times, looking for ways to be...

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