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Douglass Bicentennial Celebration

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The life of an African-American former slave who toured Britain to campaign for abolition is being celebrated across Bristol.

Edson Burton and Bristol Old Vic have adapted speeches which will be staged at seven locations in the city linked to slavery.

"Frederick Douglass: An Abolitionist Returns to Bristol" has been devised by historian and writer Dr Burton and Bristol Old Vic artistic director Tom Morris to commemorate the bicentenary of Douglass's birth

Earlier Event: May 25
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