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Old Low Light Heritage Centre, North Shields: Exhibition and Events, Breaking Chains, North Shields and Slavery

12 October 2019 - 23 November 2019

The Breaking Chains Exhibition runs from 3 October to 22 December.

Events related to this Exhibition:

  • Sat. & Sun 12th & 13th Oct – Art Work inspired by the exhibition Year 10 students John Spence Community High School
  • Saturday 19th Oct 11am -talk by  Brian Ward Professor of American History Northumbria University.  Newcastle and North Shields – their role in the abolition movement
  • Fri. & Sat 1st & 2nd Nov 7.30pm – Resisting Slavery with Words and Music. A concert by The Freedom Choir Tickets £10
  • Saturday 16th Nov. 10am – 1pm – Quilting Demonstration on the theme of the ‘Underground Railway’
  • Saturday 23rd November 11am – talk by local historian Mike Coates: John Foster Spence and the Quakers of North Shields



12 October 2019
23 November 2019


The Old Low Light
Clifford’s Fort, North Shields Fish Quay
North Shields, NE30 1JA
0191 257 4506