Celebrating 30 years of freedom through memories of Poles in the UK.
30 years ago, the events of 1989 redrew the political map of Europe, affecting the lives of millions.
Looking at those historical moments and their aftermath from today’s perspective the TOUCHING 1989 project combines videoed personal stories of Czech, Slovak, Polish and British people of all backgrounds and of all ages currently living in the UK into one strong voice, testifying to the changes we have experienced within the last 30 years.
Watch the most inspiring stories from Poles living in the UK above or visit Touching1989 website to watch all video contributions HERE.
Are you a an aspiring literary translator or know someone who is? The National Centre for Writing's Emerging Translator Mentorship Programme is once again open for applications from budding early-career literary translators, including those from Polish to English.
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