A group of people completed a walk from Frome to Bath this week ( Wednesday, April 15th) to help mark the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the Bergen-Belsen Concentration Camp.
The walk started at the Cheese and Grain with the Mayor of Frome, Cllr Peter Mcfadden, seeing them off.
It was co-led by an installation artist whose grandparents perished in the camp and whose mother – Esther – both undertook and survived a ‘Nazi Death March.’
This special walk – in Esther’s honour – saw Lorna Brunstein team up with fellow walking artist and Bath Spa University heritage lecturer Richard White on a route which followed – as closely as possible – the transposed line of the original march with ten ‘interventions’ – themed moments of reflection – taking place along the way.
The walk ended at the old and historic Jewish Cemetery at Combe Down in Bath – where l met Richard and Lorna for a pre-walk chat.
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