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Living History | Slavery & Suffrage – William Cuffay’s story

Explore the horrors of the slave trade and how it fuelled the Industrial Revolution.

Meet William Cuffay, son of a freed slave, who became a Chartist leader and campaigned for the right to vote.

Our Living History workshops use performance, interactive drama activities and gallery exploration to bring learning to life. Our sessions provide lots of opportunities for cross-curricular learning and link directly to the National Curriculum.

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Details

Cost: £5 per learner (£4.50 per learner for groups in Greater Manchester). Minimum charge £95.

Duration: 1hr 30mins

Capacity: 30 learners

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Many of our sessions are suitable, or can be adapted, for learners with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND).

 

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Resources

Themes explored:

  • Slavery
  • Industrial Revolution
  • Chartism

 

Find out more about this session and how it links to the National Curriculum:

PHM Slavery & Suffrage – Teachers’ Notes KS2

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Book a Visit

For further information or to book a session you can complete our learning enquiry form.

You can also contact the Learning Team on learning@phm.org.uk or 0161 838 9190.

Our sessions take place in our purpose built Mini Theatre space in Main Gallery One. This gallery is open to all our visitors during sessions.

Whilst we endeavour to keep any external noise during a performance to a minimum, please be aware at times there may be external noise from other visitors in the galleries.

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