Sir Nicholas Winton

Sir Nicholas Winton  and rescued children.


Winton's Children
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Nicholas Winton was born on 19 May 1909 and died on 1st July 2015 aged 106.
He was known for organising the rescue of 669 Czech children from Nazi-occupied Czechoslovakia during the 9 months before war broke out in 1939. The story became known to the public in 1988 when it featured on That’s Life, a BBC TV programme hosted by Esther Rantzen. In 2003 he was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II for Services to Humanity for this work.




Held on the 19th May 2016

Link to Memorial Video

Our thanks to all who joined us to celebrate Nicky's life



All funds donated were given to charities supporting Syrian refugee children

Memorial concert for Nicholas Winton held on 20 th May 2016 at St John's, Smith Square, London, with music by friends and descendants of his “children”.

Link to Part 1   Link to Part 2


Memorial: 107 Roses, 27 'Children' with second and third generations

If its Not Impossible. Biography of Sir Nicholas Winton.

The biography of Sir Nicholas Winton by his daughter Barbara Winton is now available from: Troubador Books

The book and ebook are available from: Amazon. (US) Amazon (UK) More details Here.

For more information and talks contact Barbara Winton Here.



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