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September / October 2014
'It takes 2' - Wednesday 22nd October 2014
'It takes 2' Wednesday 22nd October 2014 please encourage as many people as possible to donate £2 to the Mary Seacole Memorial Statue Appeal. By doing so you will be contributing to the first statue of a named black woman in the UK, due for completion in summer 2015.
Donate now via: https://www.justgiving.com/maryseacolememorial/donate/ (link opens a new window)
Download the PDF flyer here (PDF 486kb) (link opens in a new window)
03 October 2014 - updated 16 October 2014
'All for 1' On Friday 10th October 2014
We are launching an exciting Black History Month fundraising drive that we reall want you to help us with by sharing it far and wide!
'All for 1' On Friday 10th October 2014 we want as many people to text ONE POUND to the Mary Seacole Memorial Statue Appeal.
How? Text: mary11 £1 to 70070
By donating you will be contributing to the first statue of a named black woman in the U.K. due for completion in summer 2015.
Remember history by making it.
03 October 2014
The Marvellous Adventures of Mary Seacole
Come and see amazing actress Cleo Sylvestre (one of our Ambassadors) as Mary Seacole - proceeds to the Mary Seacole Memorial Statue Appeal! Friday 10th October 2014 at Clapham Library 7pm. Tickets £12 and £8 for under 16s.
Embark on an enthralling journey with Mary Seacole, one of the unsung heroines of British History - voted one of our top ten Great Britons.
Cleo Sylvestre, acclaimed actor and official ambassador for the Mary Seacole Memorial Appeal, presents her inspirational one woman show illuminating the life of this remarkable woman, based on Seacole's own autobiography. "Be prepared, Cleo Sylvestre will transport you back to the Victorian age and leave you thinking that you had actually met Mary Seacole".
This event is being hosted with the support of Clapham Library.
16 September 2014