Relatively little is known about the enslaved people who lived and died in 18th century Britain. Runaway slaves inadvertently generated records of themselves, when slave-owners placed advertisements in newspapers, describing people who are otherwise all but completely absent from historical records. The Runaway Slaves in Britain project has been uncovering and cataloguing these advertisements. Join us for a fascinating evening of discovery and storytelling, with Professor Simon Newman and storyteller Mara Menzies.
If you are a Storytelling Centre Supporter, please select a full price ticket to book at the discounted rate.
A booking fee of £1 is charged per transaction for online and phone bookings. No booking fee is applied to tickets purchased in person from the Scottish Storytelling Centre Box Office.
Scottish Storytelling Centre
Sat 18 Nov
Full Price - £8.00
Storytelling Centre Supporter - £5.50
Start Time & Duration:
Book tickets online or by calling our box office between 10am-6pm, Monday to Saturday (Sunday, July & August only, 12pm-6pm)
A booking fee of £1 is charged per transaction for online and phone bookings.
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