Saturday 19 October. 11am. Newcastle & North Shields – their role in the abolition of slavery movement
Talk by Brian Ward (author of Martin Luther King in Newcastle)
£3 and is free to members.
Friday 1 & Saturday 2 November. 7.30pm. Breaking Chains Concerts
Whitley Women Choir.
£10 (£2 of which is being donated to the Anti-Slavery International). Part of Breaking Chains – North Shields and Slavery activity.
Saturday 16 November. 10am-1pm. Underground Railway Quilt
The quilts on display will include a number based on the ‘Underground Railroad’ design, a pattern which honours the networks used by American slaves escaping captivity in the 19th century. As above entry costs £3. Part of Breaking Chains – North Shields and Slavery activity.
Allevents are at Old Low Light Heritage Centre
Note: I have given the organisers information and advice from the work I was involved in in North East Slavery in 2007 and since,