Untold Stories: A Celebration of Black People in Kent

Showcasing in No.1 Smithery – Untold Stories seeks to tell the story of African and Caribbean people across Kent and Medway in the 19th and 20th Century. Brought to you by the Medway African and Caribbean Association and Chatham Historic Dockyard Trust, the exhibition will be sharing some of the fascinating stories of the life and contribution of Black people whom lived within the historic boundaries of Kent. Celebrating the incredible, but relatively unknown, contributions to politics, armed forces, sports, religion, society and the arts. With a focus on the challenges faced by the community and the remarkable stories of those who sought to make change, discover stories of people such as William Cuffay (campaigner for political rights), Samuel Coleridge-Taylor (a distinguished composer) and Sarah Forbes Bonnetta (Goddaughter of Queen Victoria).

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The Historic Dockyard Chatham
Chatham
Kent
ME4 4TE

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