We’d like to say a massive thank you to all the amazing artists and wonderful people that made our ‘Festival of Leaving’ so special.

Working with over 50 artists in two weeks, we staged 15 events, 2 installations and a podcast. To quote one of our young festival go-ers, “it was really fun”!

See festival gallery below. Listen to festival podcast here.

Festival Launch Party

Ana Silvera & Sacred Sounds Women’s Choir

Bubble Schmeisis & Don Kipper

Traces of the First World War

Sefiroth: Adio Kerida

Daniel Cainer’s Jewish Chronicles

Young Identity: Ode on the Road

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Robin Simpson: The Travellers’ Tales 

The Great Jewish American Songbook: An Evening with Hope Mill Theatre

And here’s what our festival-goers thought:

“Life affirming!”

“Brilliant, totally appropriate to the space”

“I liked everything, it was really fun. Aged 9”

“Really interesting the link between Jewish composers and Black experience”

“Made me feel so relaxed and happy”

The festival is just the start of our exciting development project. Next year we become the ‘Wandering Jewish Museum’. More details and how to get involved here.

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