London-Vivid Occasions & Sisters in Spirit Women’s Networking Event

London-Vivid Occasions & Sisters in Spirit Women’s Networking Event

Event start date 06/30/2007, 04:00 pm — 09:00 pm (local time)City/Location London (United Kingdom) Caxton House 129 St. John’s Way Archway, Islington London N19 3RQ Language(s) English Description Vivid Occasions & Sisters in Spirit Women’s Networking Event An event set to inspire the woman that you wish to become. THIS EVENT WILL BE FILMED FOR …

Some 17 years after "My Beautiful Laundrette", director Stephen Frears gives us another stunning cinematic portrait of London.

Some 17 years after "My Beautiful Laundrette", director Stephen Frears gives us another stunning cinematic portrait of London.

Frears’ 2002 film focuses on the usually unseen world of the capital’s illegal immigrants, the invisible people who keep its economy running smoothly. Chiwetel Ejiofor’s Nigerian exile Okwe is one such person. By day he drives a minicab; at night he’s a porter in a hotel that’s home to some shady goings-on. When Okwe stumbles …

Time Out London’s guide to Slave trade abolition commemoration events

Time Out London’s guide to Slave trade abolition commemoration events

London was the place where the movement to abolish slavery took root and this Sunday March 25 marks the 200th anniversary of the Abolition of Slavery Bill, passed on March 25 1807, forbidding the trade throughout the British Empire. While the country gears up to commemorate the bicentenary of this historic legislation, here’s a lowdown …

Webcast of the Economic Legacy of the Transatlantic Slave Trade

Webcast of the Economic Legacy of the Transatlantic Slave Trade

Yesterday the Dr. Eric E. Williams Memorial Lecture Series – Setting the Scene: The Economic Legacy of the Transatlantic Slave Trade was held in London from 6pm – 9.30pmat the City Hall, Queen’s Walk in London. This was the first lecture in the series introducing the Economic Legacy of the Transatlantic Slave Trade and re-launching …