Strengthening Links Between Hull and Freetown

Barmmy Boy’s WeOwnTV film ‘Survivors’ nominated for Emmy award.

A great friend of the Freetown Society, Barmmy Boy (Lansana Mansaray) has been involved with many of our collaborative projects. He is an enthusiastic and extremely talented man who applies his talents to helping to better his community, city and Country. Barmmy is no stranger to travel and has been around the world promoting his

Freetown Uncut & Drizilik brought the sound of Freetown to Hull

Our President, The Lord Mayor, alongside exec members and musicians Freetown Uncut and Drizilik During the Freedom Festival, it was brilliant to see such talented acts from our twinned city of Freetown. Performing in Zebedees's Yard, they impressed the crowds with their enthusiastic performances that had everybody dancing! It was a brilliant way to expose

A tribute to our Executive Member, Dr Judith Preston-Anderson

The unexpected passing of our dear friend Judith means that our Freetown-Hull Partnership has lost a truly significant member. Judith was an activist and probably exhausted her heart condition because she was unable to step back and rest. Freetown was just one expression of that  activity. She grew up in Hull and taught in a

Chair’s Visit Report from the #TransformFreetown launch in Freetown.

I have recently returned from a wonderful week in Freetown where I was proud to represent the Freetown Society at a number of important events. The main reason for my visit was at the invitation of the Mayor of Freetown ,Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr, to attend the launch of #TransformFreetown where the President of Sierra Leone was

Hull Freetown Week 2017 PowerPoint for schools.

At the Freetown Society, we love to see pupils and teachers across the schools in Hull getting involved in projects and raising awareness of the two twinned cities. Monday 23rd October marks the start of Hull Freetown Week 2017. This week celebrates the ongoing partnership between the two cities. Attached you will find a Power

How your donations have helped Freetown.

Our Just Giving page ( has reached its final day (14/9.17). The online donations have reached an incredible £7390! The support Freetown has received from its twinned city of Hull has been staggering. Combining both online and offline fundraising, you have helped us raise over £14,000! The donations have ranged and we are extremely thankful