Slavery Museum – Events April – June

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Special events – April – June 2009


– Special events

African woodcarving
1–4pm     April 12, May 3, 4
See African woodcarving on the Life in West Africa gallery (suitable for all)

Handling collection
1–4pm     April 19, May 31, June 2
Meet our demonstrator and learn about life in West Africa before transatlantic slavery. (all)

Carnival crafts
1–4pm    April 14, May 28  
Join us for an arts and crafts session inspired by the colourful world of the carnival. (all)

– Workshops –

African beats
1.30, 2.30 & 3.30pm     April 6, 7, May 25, 26     
Feel the beat with an afternoon of African drumming and tribal dance. (all)

African arts and crafts
1–4pm     April 16, June 7
Try your hand at African art and make your own mask to take home. (all)

Clay creations
1–4pm     May 17
Make your own clay sculptures based on West African culture and the use of Uli designs. (all)

African batik
1-4pm            April 26
Drop-in for a fun-filled afternoon of craft activities and learn about the art of African Batik.

River arrivals
1-4pm            June 13, 14
Celebrate the cultural diversity of Liverpool in this arts & crafts session.

– Storytelling –

Tales from Africa
1.30, 2.30 & 3.30pm     May 10
Our interactive storytelling session will transport you to Africa. (all).

– Performance –

Destination freedom
2 & 3pm        April 13, May 24*
Based on the true story of William and Ellen Craft, this performance tells of Ellen’s personal journey from enslavement to freedom.
*2pm performance on May 24 will be BSL interpreted

The wonderful adventures of Mrs Seacole
2* & 3pm        April 15, June 28
A moving performance about the life of Mary Seacole, a nurse in the Crimean War.  (all)
*2pm performances will be BSL interpreted

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