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October 2021

Acts of Rebellion & Resistance (Sonnets and Slavery – Poetry and Pottery)

October 23 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Poltimore House and Grounds, Poltimore House
Exeter, Devon EX4 0AU United Kingdom
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Join Devon-based Artist/Ceramist Lili John for an interactive, hands-on creative writing and pottery workshop as we celebrate Black History Month. During this workshop, we will explore some of Poltimore House history in relation to the abolition of slavery movement and we'll meet Dave Drake a man who was born into slavery. Dave lived and worked in South Carolina as a Master Potter and Poet and he became a free man after the American Civil War in 1865.

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