Festival to celebrate second world war refugees’ influence on British culture

From opera to bus stop signs, Insiders/Outsiders will tell the stories of arts figures who fled Nazis

They are far from household names but perhaps should be: Fritz Busch, Carl Ebert and Rudolf Bing in the field of opera, the photographer Gerty Simon, and Hans Schleger, the graphic designer behind the London bus stop sign.

All fled the Nazis as refugees, and each played an important part in shaping different aspects of British culture.

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