Family Day 2020 Sunday 02 February - Sunday 02 February | Tickets now on sale

Hilary Pomeroy

Dr. Hilary Pomeroy, lecturer in Sephardic Culture and History at University College  London, chairs the British Conference on Judeo-Spanish Studies and is a specialist in  the Spanish and Sephardic ballad.
Tales from Two Ends of the Sephardi World

Cultural historian Hilary Pomeroy revealed the enchanted world of abducted princesses and  power-crazed kings of the ballads sung by Moroccan Sephardi women, based on poems from Spain before the expulsion of Jews 500 years ago. Israeli diva Yasmin Levy will sing some of them. Social anthropologist Bea Lewkowicz presents stories from Salonika, a once thriving Sephardi community annihilated by the Nazis, but whose collective memory is kept alive by the narratives she has gathered.