Bristol Slave Trade Walk

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12:00 pm Sun 5 May 2024
2:30 pm Sun 5 May 2024

The 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.

Age 18+ only.

Starting Point

Outside the entrance of the Radisson Blu Hotel, Broad Quay, Bristol BS1 4BY

Finishing Point

Cascade Steps, the Centre, Bristol BS1 4XJ

Contact Name
Rob Collin
Booking Phone
07825 564067
Booking Email
Link to Website
0.75 miles
Event facilities

Accessible by public transport, Accessible toilets, Booking essential, Buggy friendly, Dogs on leads welcome, Family friendly, Frequent rest stops, Mobility scooter friendly, Refreshments available to purchase, Take a packed lunch, Toilets, Visually impaired friendly, Wheelchair friendly

Booking Required
Walk Grade
Fairly easy – mainly flat on paved surfaces with some features such as step and hills. Walking at gentle pace

Walk organiser

Mon 4 March 2024
Last Updated
Wed 20 March 2024