Bristol Slave Trade Walk

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12:00 pm Sun 7 May 2023
2:30 pm Sun 7 May 2023

This walk on the slave trade and its impact on Bristol, will incorporate the 1,000 year history of Bristol as a port, a summary history of Bristol’s participation in the English and British slave trade including the abolition of the slave trade in 1807 and the abolition of slavery in 1833, and reference to Bristol born Edward Colston, an official of the Royal African Company, and his divisive legacy to Bristol.

Starting Point

Radisson Blu Hotel entrance, Broad Quay, Bristol BS1 4BY

Finishing Point

Queen Square, BS1 4LH

Contact Email
Booking Phone
07825 564 067
Link to Website
1 mile
2.5 hours
Event facilities

Accessible by public transport, Accessible toilets, Booking essential, Dogs on leads welcome, Frequent rest stops, Mobility scooter friendly, Refreshments available to purchase, Take a packed lunch, Toilets, Visually impaired friendly, Walk/event repeated during the festival, Wheelchair friendly.

Booking Required
Walk Grade
Fairly easy

Walk organiser

Fri 24 March 2023
Last Updated
Fri 24 March 2023