Strengthening Links Between Hull and Freetown

Stolen Lives Freedom Festival Performance

  This coming weekend sees the Freedom Festival return to Hull. A celebration of culture and our own history; this festival represents the ideal stage from which to perform. During the afternoon of Saturday 3rd September, Stolen Lives will be putting on 2 separate performances. Children from St Mary's College, Hymers College and Sirius North Academy

Freetown School Term Date List

Thanks to Barmmy Boy, we have received the term times for the upcoming school year in Freetown. Like our schools, they follow a 3 term structure with holidays for Christmas, Easter and the summer break. This will help in regards to the planning of joint projects and also communication between head teachers. 1st Term: 13th

Maritime Trade, Travel and Cultural Encounter Conference

Join members of the Freetown Society at this fascinating conference: Conference Programme: The Hakluyt Society Maritime Trade, Travel and Cultural Encounter in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries Location: Wilberforce Institute for the Study of Slavery and Emancipation, 27 High Street, Hull. HU1 1NE Friday 13 November – Saturday 14 November 2015 Friday 13 November 2015

Appeal for flood victims in Freetown, Sierra Leone

The Lord Mayor of Kingston upon Hull, Councillor Anita Harrison has today called for urgent support for one of our twinned cities, Freetown. Torrential rainfall in Freetown, the capital of Sierra Leone, last week led to severe flooding which has seen lives lost and thousands of residents have had to flee their homes which have

Working together

The Freetown Society, the Hull Society and Conforti have all been working together to help those affected by the recent terrible floods. The Freetown Society sent £2,000 to Francis Mason on Friday 25th. Francis then met with members of the Hull Society to decide on the priorities. They went shopping for the supplies on Saturday

Congo town and Empowering Children School

Article by: Ibrahim A. Kamara Congo town is a great place; with charming people, mixed and exciting cultures. The brightly painted wooden houses built by late Congolese settlers preserved the community's historic looks, young men attracted by soccer gathered in evening trainings in daily basis, and the frequent community soccer leagues usually gathered a crowd