Wilberforce House Speaks

15 May 2020
Join us for an exclusive evening of poignant performances at Wilberforce House Museum.

From £8.00

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic and recent government advice, Hull City Council and Hull Culture and Leisure have taken the difficult decision to close both Hull City Hall and Hull New Theatre to the public and will cancel all performances with immediate effect for the next three months.

Hull City Hall and Hull New Theatre is currently working in liaison with promoters of upcoming shows to seek alternative dates for their productions.

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Reflecting on the fight for the abolition of the Transatlantic Slave Trade, this live intervention stages performances based on real contemporary accounts and music associated with campaigning and resistance, to take you on a unique journey through the birth place of one of the world’s most famous freedom fighters, William Wilberforce. Here the historic voice of Wilberforce alongside those of the people who resisted their enslavement, following an introduction from the museum’s curator and a musical performance. Refreshments provided. Suitable for Age 16+

Key Info

  • Venue

  • Genre

    Biographic/Speaker
  • Audience

    Adult
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