Secret art of survival exhibition: FEPOW Descendants’ weekend

16 to 18 Nov 2019, 09:00-00:15

In association with the Secret Art of Survival exhibition at Victoria Gallery & Museum (VG&M), we have organised a special FEPOW descendants’ weekend.

SATURDAY 16th November

VG&M: FEPOW galleries open to public all day (no booking required).

PM – Conservation Workshop – advice on FEPOW archives (to be confirmed)

SUNDAY 17th noon

Remembrance Service, Liverpool Parish Church (near the waterfront)

Book: No booking required. 

SUNDAY 17th 6:30pm

Special evening at Royal Liverpool Philharmonic (RLPO) Hall:

Welcome presentation, including performance the RLPO Youth Choir of the Women of Palembang Internment Camp’s Vocal Orchestra rendition of Dvorak’s Largo, in memory of all FEPOW captives

Feature film – Merry Christmas Mr Lawrence, David Bowie as FEPOW Major Jack Celliers Tickets £8 - £12 per person (must be booked directly through RLPO, from May 2019) NB films at RLPO are very special.

Book: Click here to book

MONDAY 18th – 10–1pm

Victoria Gallery & Museum: private guided viewings of the Secret Art of Survival exhibition (details to follow, must be pre-booked).

Book: Click //fepow [dot] project [at] lstmed [dot] ac [dot] uk" rel="nofollow">here to register


To assist with planning, please register your interest now, stating which events would like to attend.You can register your interest by emailing: fepow [dot] project [at] lstmed [dot] ac [dot] uk(link sends e-mail). Full details, confirmation of the workshop session, timings and any costs will be published on here by the end of April.

Accommodation: The Liner Hotel in Lord Nelson Street, next to Lime Street Station, is offering special room rates for FEPOW exhibition visitors, subject to dates and availability. To book, call direct on 0151 709 7050 (the lower rates will only be available when calling direct) and quote FEPOW Art.