Abolition of the Slave Trade

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August 23rd is UNESCO’s International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition. It commemorates the night in 1791 of the uprising in Haiti against the slave trade. This led to a 13 year war with France, and on the first day of Haiti’s independence, in 1804, slavery was totally outlawed. Of note, in 1777 the State …

Faces of Frome

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Photo|Frome is pleased to announce that a gallery of Faces of Frome is available here. Faces of Frome is an ongoing project documenting the diversity of the people of Frome. Permanent residents and those visiting this vibrant community are invited to take part in this ongoing-project led by Jesse Alexander, during The Frome Independent market on July 3rd, 2022, who partner …