Birmingham City Council

A Shared History, A Shared Future: Events

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A Shared History, A Shared Futurecelebrates 200 years since the abolition of the slave trade.
Community based groups have been exploring the ways in which slavery in all its forms throughout history has operated, and how it relates to our lives in Birmingham.

Events

Throughout the project schools and community groups took the opportunity to have their own performance. Here are posters from some of the events.



Trading Places

Friday 13 July 2007

St Michaels Junior and Infants School

A performance exploring issues of slavery and immigration, now and in the past.


















Fair Fashion

Thursday 14 June 2007

Christchurch Primary School


We have been exploring where clothes come from, and the relation to poverty, debt and slavery in the world today.

Year 6 invite you to our Fashion Show and Presentation.




















Making Changes

Friday 6 July 2007

Wilkes Green Infant School


A performance looking at where we are from, why people move, and how we can make changes together.

















Protest

Friday 29 June 2007

Four Dwellings Primary School


Our presentation will explore Birmingham's rich tradition of protest.

We will also protest about what we believe in. Join us for an hour to celebrate our right to PROTEST!

Find out more about the other projects under the A Shared History, A Shared Future banner.