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Polish Diaspora in Leicestershire

Polish Heritage Celebration


Polish Heritage Celebration

Polish Heritage Day comes back to Leicester with its third edition, and you are cordially invited to a celebration of Polish heritage and culture.

Polish Heritage Day aims to promote openness, appreciation, and better understanding between the Polish community and the wider British society.

The programme includes: Exhibition: 'The Polish pilots who flew in the Battle of Britain', Imperial War Museum Musical performance by Choir 'Halka' Talk by Sir Dermot Turing, the acclaimed author and nephew of famous Alan Turing, who will share his insight about the contribution of Polish cryptographers to breaking the Enigma code, the meaning of their story in today's world, and his latest book, "X, Y & Z: The Real Story of How Enigma Was Broken". There will also be heritage presentation displays that focus on the Polish community in Leicestershire, as well as Polish cuisine.

Come and celebrate our shared history and culture!

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New Walk Museum & Art Gallery, 53 New Walk, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE1 7EA

Tel: +44 (0) 7535440520



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