The Project in the Media

 

 

A key aim of the project is to raise general awareness of the circumstances of the disaster. At the 70th anniversary of the disaster there was a great deal of media coverage of the disaster and the new memorial, partially constructed but complete enough to host the anniversary ceremony. The link above gives an overview. On the day the BBC also broadcast a live interview with the project director from the memorial site on national and international news, exploring why the disaster had not been better remembered and memorialised before now. In 2018 the 75th anniversary and the now completed memorial have also attracted coverage in the local and national media including the Daily Mirror, the Daily Express, BBC News and History Workshop Online.