Pupils help Mayor of Barnet plant snowdrops in memory of Holocaust victims

First published in Times Series: Photograph of the Author by

Pupils planted snowdrops today to commemorate children who lost their lives in the Holocaust.

Colindale Primary School was joined by the Mayor of Barnet, Councillor Brian Schama, in the annual Snowdrop Project.

Together they planted the white flowers in the school grounds in Clovelly Avenue.

The project was set up by Barnet Borough Council in an attempt to plant a snowdrop in memory of every one of the 1.5million children who died in the Holocaust.

Cllr Schama said: “I hope this project strengthens our belief in the importance of living together in harmony, whilst keeping alive the memory of those lost children.”

This year 2,000 bulbs have been planted, taking the total number to 35,000.

Send us your news, pictures and videos

Most read stories

Local Info

Enter your postcode, town or place name

About cookies

We want you to enjoy your visit to our website. That's why we use cookies to enhance your experience. By staying on our website you agree to our use of cookies. Find out more about the cookies we use.

I agree