Olaudah Equiano Manumission Day

Olaudah Equiano Manumission Day

Date and Time: Thursday 11th July 2019 – 7pm to 9pm Join us as we celebrate the 253rd anniversary of Equiano’s manumission. Come along and hear how he bought it for £40 on 11th July 1766. Keynote Speaker: Professor Hakim AdiPoetry by NAT NYE Q&A led by...
Touring Exhibitions

Touring Exhibitions

The touring exhibitions were a unique regional and national resource which visited museums, community centres, churches and other venues throughout the United Kingdom. By taking the exhibitions into the community, The Equiano Project aimed to reach a wide and diverse...
Unshackled

Unshackled

The exhibition featured the work of teenagers from the Hockley Youth Project. Working with artist Nicola Richardson, the group explored the life and times of Equiano, and produced artworks exploring the theme of identity: the identity of Equiano and their own. From...
Equiano-An Extraordinary Life

Equiano-An Extraordinary Life

This inspiring exhibition told the story of his life and times, drawing together all the major themes connected to the history of the Transatlantic Slave Trade and its abolition as well as his experiences travelling and trading around the world. The exhibition used...

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