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Living History: Slavery & Suffrage – William Cuffay’s Story

Living History: Slavery & Suffrage – William Cuffay’s Story

A session in which pupils meet William Cuffay, Chartist and son of a freed slave.

Living History: Slavery & Suffrage – William Cuffay’s Story

Living History workshops use performance, interactive drama activities and gallery exploration to bring learning to life.

This session explores the horrors of the slave trade and how it fuelled the Industrial Revolution.  Meet William Cuffay, son of a freed slave, who became a Chartist leader and campaigned for the right to vote.

Teachers’ notes for this session for Key Stage 2, 3 & 4 groups will be on our website soon.  Please email for further details.

Find out more about this session and how it links to the National Curriculum:

PHM Slavery & Suffrage – Teachers’ Notes KS2

PHM Slavery & Suffrage – Teachers’ Notes KS3&4

Our Living History sessions take place in our purpose built Mini Theatre space in Main Gallery One. This gallery is open to all our visitors during performances. Whilst we endeavour to keep any external noise during a performance to a minimum, please be aware at times there may be external noise from other visitors in the galleries.

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