Jerzy Peterkiewicz Educational Foundation


Organisers:   Marshal of the Kujawy-Pomorze Region, President of the town of Wloclawek, the Jerzy Peterkiewicz Educational Foundation in London, Émigré Archive and University Museum in Torun, and the Institute of Polish Language and Literature at the Mikolaj Kopernik University of Torun.


Thursday 6th October 2016 in WLOCLAWEK

The Jan Dlugosz Catholic Schools Group in Wloclawek

Ceremony of unveiling a plaque commemorating Jerzy Pietrkiewicz, in the presence of his family and the town authorities

Cultural event: Presentation of JP’s poetry by actors from the Torun theatre.

Friday 7th October 2016  in TORUN

1. Polish-English Academic Konference “Pietrkiewicz i Peterkiewicz”  (there will be an English and a Polish speaker on each subject)

  • JP – Poet (one paper from Poland, one from England)
  • JP – Prose writer
  • JP -  Translator
  • JP – Critic and literary researcher

2. Meeting in the Music Theatre with Students of Jerzy Peterkiewicz

  • Promotion of his newly-published books
  • Theatrical performance based on works by Jerzy Peterkiewicz

3. Exhibition opening: Jerzy Pietrkiewicz

Saturday 8th October 2016  in SKEPE, LIPNO, FABIANKI

Presentation of the work by Jerzy Peterkiewicz:  readings of his poetry and prose by actors from Torun Theatre

Meeting with young people and children

Sunday 9th October 2016 in BYDGOSZCZ

First performance of a work by Andrzej Panufnik at the Bydgoszcz Opera

With a pre-concert talk about the friendship between A.P. and J.P.

Friday 9th December in BYDGOSZCZ

The final celebration will be a concert in Bydgoszcz on Friday December 9th 2016, which will feature works by Andrzej  Panufnik and his daughter, Roxanna Panufnik