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Slave trade remembered.

AN EXHIBITION is celebrating the 200th anniversary of the abolition of slavery.

Remembering Slavery explores the slave trade as well as the hidden histories of North East people involved, both as supporters and critics.

The exhibition also highlights the contribution of the Sunderland-based campaigner, James Field Stanfield, to the abolition movement.

It runs until November 11 at Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens and speakers include local historian John Charlton and Pieter van der Merwe, of the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich. To book call (0191) 553 2323.
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Publication:Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)
Date:Sep 28, 2007
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