Edinburgh’s Slavery Legacy

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  • PQA Venues @Riddle's Court - Q1
  • 13:00
  • Aug 19
  • 50 minutes
  • Suitability: 16+ (Guideline)
  • Country: United Kingdom - Scotland
  • Group: Graham Campbell, Sir Geoff Palmer and Lisa Williams
  • Warnings and additional info: -
  • Accessibility:
    Wheelchair Accessible Toilets
    Sight not needed
    May not apply to all performances. You'll find more information about accessibile performances and how to book tickets in the accessibility tab below.
  • Babes in arms policy: Babies do not require a ticket
  • Policy applies to: Children under 2 years

Description

In the second EduMod session on slavery, a specific focus on the city of Edinburgh will shine a light on what Scotland’s capital city gained from the transatlantic trade. Much is known about Glasgow and the recent report by Glasgow University shows just how much wealth was channelled into the development of the Empire’s second city. What, then, of Edinburgh? Did it benefit to the same extent? And what traces of that history can still be seen as you walk the streets during the festival?

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  • Wheelchair Accessible Toilets
    Sight not needed
  • Accessible entry: Via the stage entrance flat to front of rake.
  • Wheelchair access type: Level Access (Building Lift)

  • Stairs: Information not supplied

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