Holocaust Memorial Day 2017

27th January marked Holocaust Remembrance day this year and featured Society lifetime members Bob Le Sueur MBE, and Michael Ginns MBE, on a new panel of the Occupation Tapestry unveiled this month. Mr. Le Sueur was the first speaker at the ceremony and he spoke eloquently about his wartime experiences. He also delivered a warning to younger generations about various evils which exist today and reminded them to speak up when ever they saw injustice.

The new Tapestry panel

The memorial also featured readings of poetry and literature by members of the Jersey Arts Centre youtheatre, and a final address by the Dean of Jersey, The Very Reverend Bob Key.

Following the ceremony in the Tapestry Gallery, Social Secretary Noel Le Fondré laid a wreath at the Holocaust Memorial outside on behalf of the Society.