Exhibition: In Search of the Basque Children in Salford and Eccles

Basque children
Date and time: 
Sunday, 18 June 2017 to Sunday, 24 September 2017
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Salford based artist Claire Hignett has been researching a group of Basque children evacuated from the Spanish Civil War who came to Salford and Eccles in 1937. 

Finding stories in old newspapers and talking to people who still remember them, she creates this exhibition to tell this hidden story.

This exhibition is currently on display in the Egerton Gallery at Ordsall Hall. 

Visit Claire Hignett's website.

Related events

Exhibition opening eventSunday 18 JuneA chance to meet the artist and be one of the first to see the exhibition at the official opening.
The Story of the Basque ChildrenSunday 9 July

Simon Martinez from the Basque Children of '37 Association UK, will tell the moving story of the 4,000 children who came to the UK as refugees.