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Working Party in Brněnec in September 2024 - FULLY BOOKED

BrnenecSchindler cMiaowMiaow CCBrněnec is a village in the Pardubice Region. The Low-Beer family founded a textile-producing company here more than 200 years ago. The factory was confiscated after the occupation of Czechoslovakia by Nazi Germany in 1938 and in 1944 Oskar Schindler took it over.

What happened next was the basis for Schindler's Ark, the historical novel by Thomas Keneally, on which Steven Spielberg based the award-winning film Schindler's List. The ruins of the factory are being turned into a museum and The Friends of Czech Heritage are excited to be playing a small role in this with our working party in August.

During the week we will have an excursion to places of interest in the neighbourhood.

Participants will need a good level of fitness.

Sunday 1 - Sunday 8 September 2024

Maximum number of participants: 8.
Age 18+.

Meeting point: Participants make their own travel arrangements to Brno. Transport will be provided to Brněnec.

Accommodation: Accommodation is being arranged and details will be provided as soon as possible.

Cost and terms: Participants settle their own accounts for accommodation and meals. Until firm details are known prices cannot be confirmed but we suggest allowing around £300 per person. A £20 non-returnable payment towards The Friends' costs secures a place.

Insurance is provided whilst working. Please note that this does not include repatriation. Participants should have their own travel insurance.

Booking: please email:
For more information about the organisers go to: www.czechfriends.net

 

 

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