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Reparative History in Practice: The Slavery Family Trees Banner - exhibition

What’s on offer?

Between 15th - 30th November, visit this exhibition of the Slavery Family Trees banner in Lancaster University library.

A collaborative textile creation, the banner highlights some of the key findings of a community research project relating to Lancaster’s black history.

Learn about the key characters, places and objects displayed on the banner and their links to transatlantic slavery and local history. 

A linked event is an online talk and panel discussion on 16th November 10-11.00am. 

Who’s leading the event?

Professor Imogen Tyler and Dr Sunita Abraham working in collaboration with Lancaster Black History group and the Sewing Café.

Open to

All Welcome

Of particular interest to

Schools, Community Groups, those interested in local history, black history, transatlantic slavery, decolonisation, sewing, upcycling and social/environmental justice.

Event Booking details

Lancaster University library is open to the public and we invite guests to visit the exhibition during the day if possible. For further information Visit:

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