Sat, 28 Oct|
Leeds Black History Walk
Discover with us, unseen ancient and local narratives with African connections. Our guided public walks provide informative perspectives on historical facts, to provoke questions and/or reflection.
Time & Location
28 Oct 2023, 09:00 – 17:00
Woodhouse, Clothworkers' Building South, Woodhouse, Leeds LS2 9JT, UK
About the Event
The Leeds Black History Walk was launched in 2009 by Joe Williams, as part of a Chapeltown community initiative with the Leeds Be-Centenary Transformation Project, to transform how Africans are perceived in history. You will hear about Nesyamun (the Leeds Mummy), the Queen of Sheba, Queen Hatshepsut, the Nubian Pharaohs, the Bangled Lady of York, Emperor Septimus Severus, Olaudah Equiano, Sarah Parker Remond, Prince Alamayu, Pablo Fanque, Wole Soyinka, David Oluwale, Arthur France MBE, RH Robert Nesta Marley, David Hamilton MBE and much more.