Strengthening Links Between Hull and Freetown

Wilberforce Institute Debate: Not Made by Slaves

Wilberforce Institute Debate:  Not Made by Slaves: Ethical Capitalism in the Age of Abolition Thursday 10th September 4 - 6pm BST Hosted by Wilberforce Institute Director Trevor Burnard, Dr. Bronwen Everill, the Class of 1973 Lecturer in History and a fellow of Gonville & Caius College, University of Cambridge, will be talking about her new book, 'Not Made By Slaves:

Wilberforce Institute (WISE) Freedom Talks Update and Schedule

Wilberforce Institute Freedom Talks – in partnership with Hull's Freedom Festival The Wilberforce Institute has played a key role in supporting the Freedom Festival since its foundation during the Bicentenary of the Abolition of the British Slave Trade in 2007. This year we are delighted to be contributing four 'Freedom Talks' that are part of their exciting programme.

The Krios of Sierra Leone Exhibition

The Krios of Sierra Leon Exhibition, at the Museum of London: Current opening times: 1.30am-3.30pm, Monday-Friday and from 10am-6pm on Saturday and Sunday. You now need a free ticket, which you can book in advance using the calendar on the Museum of London page.  https://www.museumoflondon.org.uk/museum-london-docklands/whats-on/exhibitions/krios-sierra-leone Advance ticket booking is highly recommended, but there will be a limited number

Supporting Freetown during the pandemic: Our Just Giving fundraising report

We are very grateful for the generosity of all our donors -   we met our target of £500! On 9th May 2020, The Hull Society received the sum of 5,853,000 Leones (Five million eight hundred and fifty three thousand Leones) from Mrs Mary Penn-Timity on behalf of the Freetown Society. The Hull Society Executive decided

‘The Krios of Sierra Leone’ ~ Museum of London Docklands

As a society, we love to promote all things that link both Hull and our country as a whole with Freetown and in turn Sierra Leone. This fantastic exhibition at the Museum of London Docklands explores the unique and largely untold history, heritage and culture of the Krio people of Sierra Leone. Please click the