Black History Month Walking Tour - Wed 27th October - 3pm - campus | Edinburgh College Students' Association

Black History Month Walking Tour - Wed 27th October - 3pm - campus

FREE Walking tour around Edinburgh exploring the city's deep links with Africa and the Caribbean over the past 500 years.

Meet at 2.45pm at St. Andrews Square where we join the tour guide, Lisa Williams

The tour will last about 2 hours so dress appropriately and wear good footwear. 

About the tour:
The tour will be led by Lisa Williams, founder of the Edinburgh Caribbean Association and Honorary Fellow in the department of History, Classics and Archaeology at the University of Edinburgh. Hear the little-known stories of Edinburgh's many visitors and residents of African, African American and Caribbean heritage from the 16th century to the present day; with a focus on the Caribbean and Edinburgh's role in the Transatlantic Slave System. The walk from the New Town to the Old Town will make you see Edinburgh's statues and buildings in a whole new way! The route itself is fairly gentle, lasts up to 2 hours and has some rest stops along the way

To sign up for a FREE space please register here 

For more information check out the Walking Tour site here - please note you can only get a free space through ECSA at this specific time. You can always go in your own time paying the ticket fee.

October 27th, 2021 2:45 PM through  5:00 PM
Melville Monument, 42 St Andrew Square
Edinburgh, EH2 2AD
United Kingdom
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Landline: 0131 297 9500