Bideford College remembers the Holocaust

Joseph Bulmer

Bideford college staff and students will be performing for the whole community to remember the Holocaust

BIDEFORD College will be commemorating National Holocaust Day with an evening of entertainment speaking up against hate crimes tomorrow (Friday).

Students will be using dance, speech, drama, arts and music to ‘speak up and speak out’ against hate crimes, prejudice and persecution.

The evening will be headlined by the North Devon Community Choir, ‘Rejoice the Voice’, in which three members of the staff sing.

A team of street dancers, a specially composed piece of music from the band and a drama piece by sixth formers are among performances the students will put on.

The evening promises an opportunity for the whole community to get involved and make a stand against issues such as bullying, conflict and genocide, in remembrance of the Holocaust.

Students have been encourage to enter their work into the event, and there will be a full display of the students’ pieces in the Winter Gardens.

The event has been organised by Assistant Principle, Kevin Baker-O’Haire.

The winning pieces in each category, including poetry, photography and sculptures, will receive a cash prize of �25 each.

The event starts at 7pm. Tickets cost �1 but are limited and people are advised to book ahead by visiting the reception desk at the college.