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The Elders

Part of the Brunel 200 celebrations includes performances and exhibitions by various arts projects.

 

A group called, Our Stories Make Waves, performed drama, music and poetry in the dry dock under the ss Great Britain. The ship linked in well with stories of travel and migration, from local black communities.

 

Some of the elder members of the black community had not only never visited the ship, but some perceived it to have links with the slave trade within Bristol, which is in fact, a fallacy.

 

 

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Taken on June 7, 2006