Welcome to Dark Heritage

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DARK HERITAGE brings home the horrors of the 18th century slavery in a touring installation to mark the 2007 Bicentenary of The Abolition of the Slave Trade Act in Britain. This tour has now finished but if you would like to find out about bringing Dark Heritage to your organisation in 2008 or 2009, please contact us on 00 44 (0)208 670 5323.

This site provides detailed information about the 2007/2008 tour including the tour venues, opening times of public sessions as well as workshops that were bookable by groups such as schools, colleges, youth and community groups. The installation and workshops are available free of charge.


Groups who have taken part in Workshop 3 - Soundscape
Theatre using ICT
can listen to your soundscapes here.

The Heritage Lottery Fund and Arts Council England funded Dark Heritage, which comprises The DARK, a sonic art installation, and newly created participatory educational activities. Dark Heritage travelled to six locations in the UK starting in Greenwich in May and finishing in Manchester in February 2008.