Slavery & Abolitionism in Gloucestershire

202205sep(sep 5)10:00am16(sep 16)4:00pmSlavery & Abolitionism in GloucestershireA University of Gloucestershire Exhibition

Slavery Abolitionism in Gloucestershire - A Gloucester University Exhibition

Event Details

Projects by History students focus on two local legacies of the transatlantic slave trade: the life of a Cheltenham resident who was the largest slave-owner in Barbados, and a prominent local activist who campaigned for the abolition of slavery throughout the British Empire and beyond.

No booking required – free admission.

Copy of the Slavery Abolition Act of 1833.
Photo Credit – Samuel Bowley (1802-1884) Museum of Gloucester Art Collection


Shire Hall

Westgate St, Gloucester GL1 2TG


5 (Monday) 10:00am - 16 (Friday) 4:00pm

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