80th Anniversary year of the end of Spanish Civil War
A year of exile and repatriation

Association forthcoming events

Thursday 18 July 2019 - July 2020 IRELAND

Museum Childhood Ireland
Specific event details below …

Sat 17 August - 30 August CORK (this is Heritage Week 2019)

Cork City Library, 57-61 Grand Parade, Cork,T12 NT99

Museum of Childhood Ireland Project presents the 2nd exhibition in their series 'Children in War': The Basque Children of '37

Open 10.00am - 5.30pm, Monday - Saturday

31 August - 16 September LIMERICK

Limerick City Library The Granary, Michael Street, Limerick

Museum of Childhood Ireland Project presents the 2nd exhibition in their series 'Children in War': The Basque Children of '37

Open 10am - 5pm Monday, Wednesday, Friday
and Saturday 10am - 8pm Tuesday and Thursday

Tues 17 September - 17 October, GALWAY

Galway City Centre Library, St Augustine Street, Galway H91 R6WF

Museum of Childhood Ireland Project presents the 2nd exhibition in their series 'Children in War': The Basque Children of '37

Open 2 - 5pm Monday 11 - 8pm Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
11 - 5pm Friday and Saturday

Any additional opening events such as showings of 'The Guernica children' and discussions, will be notified on the web as information becomes available.

During 2019 and 2020 the exhibition will visit the city libraries of ATHLONE, LEITRIM, DERRY, BELFAST, WARRENPOINT, DROGHEDA, OFFALY, CARLOW, WEXFORD and we hope to close with a grand final even in DUBLIN in mid July 2020!

Final venues, dates and details will be announced on the web and in the eNotices when available.

Wednesday 25 September - Friday 29 November SALFORD

Working Class Movement Library, 51 Crescent, Salford, M5 4WX

Exhibition: Basque Children - Refugees of the Spanish Civil War.

Opening times Wednesdays to Fridays 1pm - 5pm and the first Saturday of most months 10am - 4pm. Tel 0161 736 3601. Opening event on Wednesday 25 September - details nearer the time.


BCA'37 UK Undergraduate Essay Prizes
Premios de ensayo de pregrado BCA'37 UK
BCA'37 UK lizentziatuen sariak

Undergraduate Essay Prizes 2019. Final submissions by midnight September 30th. Further details here …

Premios de ensayo de pregrado 2019.Presentaciones finales antes de la medianoche del 30 de septiembre. Más detalles aquí …

Lizentziatuen sariak 2019.Azken bidalketak gauerditik 30era. Xehetasun gehiago hemen …


News, Events & Reports

Curso Diasporas y Fronteras
[Diasporas and Frontiers]

21-23 de agosto/August LLANES, Asturias
llanes2019

Casa de Cultura del Ayuntamiento, Llanes, Asturias.

Includes a talk by Adrian Bell on 22 August [22 de agosto] at 19:30 in the CASA DE LA CULTURA:
'Sólo serán tres meses': Los niños vascos refugiados en el exilio de Inglaterra.

For any further information contact: Mr. Higinio del Río 'Casa de La Cultura (Llanes)' at: cultura@ayuntamientodellanes.com.

More details …

Peter Anderson's talk now on Youtube

Anderson on YouTube

On 7 March at the Instituto Cervantes, Dr Peter Anderson of Leeds University delivered a talk: The Basque Children - The end of the Spanish Civil War and the beginning of the exile for the Niños.

This is also now available to view on YouTube


Guernica Remakings

26 July – 22 September LONDON
11:00-20:00 (closed Mondays)

Exhibition: The National Poetry Library, 5th floor Festival Hall, Southbank Centre

Multi art form exhibition curated by Nicola Ashmore, Guernica Remakings features artwork from across the globe that remakes Picasso's Guernica

More details here …

El exilio vasco tras la Guerra Civil

17 June - 23 September BILBAO Mondays to Fridays

Exhibition: Gogora, María Díaz de Haro, 3 – 3ª Planta 48013 Bilbao.

More information here …

Basque Children - Refugees of the Spanish Civil War

Wednesday 25 September - Friday 29 November SALFORD

Exhibition: Working Class Movement Library, 51 Crescent,
Salford, M5 4WX

Opening times Wednesdays to Fridays 1pm - 5pm and the first Saturday of most months 10am - 4pm. Tel 0161 736 3601.

Opening event on Wednesday 25 September - details nearer the time.

For other recently posted and older notices, click here.


Welcome

In 1937, during the Spanish civil war, almost 4,000 children were evacuated to the UK from Bilbao. Read more …

At first they stayed in a camp at Stoneham and later in colonies throughout the UK. Read more …

We want to remember and preserve the story of these niños de la guerra in their rightful context. Read more …

Latest eNotice

From the Archives

From Newsletter 3, March 2005

El sol, los chavales, la guerra

Newsletter 3, March 2005, page 4

"Recuerdos de antaño" por Luis Santamaría
["Memories of yesteryear - The sun, the kids, the war"]

Read the full article here …


… an article you may have missed:

"Aid Spain Movement
1936 – 1939"

by Simon Martínez
Read the full article here …


… a photo from May 1937:

The medical exams in Bilbao

The medical exams in Bilbao

From right to left (adults) Mrs Leah Manning, Dr Richard Ellis (seated with stethoscope) and Dr Audrey Russell

[Shown with kind permission of TOPFOTO — www.topfoto.co.uk]


Articles & Reviews

by Peter Anderson

by Mike Levy

by Gregorio Arrien

View more articles here …


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