Breaking the Silence of the British Slave Trade

Come and experience a unique theatrical performance of testimony, story, and song from Abolitionists in their own words.

The national tour for the Collisions Theatre Company production of Breaking the Silence of the British Slave Trade comes to St Andrew’s Chesterton! Performances will be held on the 5th and 7th of June 2024 at 7:30PM.

These interactive performances replicate an 18th century abolitionist meeting with testimony and song from Black British abolitionists and female leaders of the cause, alongside Granville Sharp, Oluadah Equiano, Thomas Clarkson, and other famous abolitionist figures. The production uses participatory methods to bring the relevance of local history, particularly forgotten histories of the Black British community, to audiences of all ages.

It is a must see!

Tickets are free, and available to reserve through Eventbrite:

For more on Oluadah Equiano and the Equiano Family Project visit this page: The Equiano Family Project.