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Mayflower 400 Southampton Project: Oral History
Mayflower 400 Southampton Project: Oral History

Wed, 25 May


Southampton City Art Gallery

Mayflower 400 Southampton Project: Oral History

Join oral historian Padmini Broomfield for an illustrated talk on this Southampton community history project. Admission: £4.00 FoSMAG member / £6.00 non-member.

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Time & Location

25 May 2022, 10:30 – 11:30 BST

Southampton City Art Gallery, Civic Centre Rd, Southampton SO14 7LY, UK

About the event

“I’m attached to this city, connected to this place. I belong here, it’s my place. I feel more at home here than in the city I was born.”  

 A sense of belonging, identity, home – just some of the recurring themes to emerge from recent oral history interviews recorded as part of the Mayflower 400 Southampton project. What is it like for those who arrive, settle and build new lives here? What do they bring with them, contribute to the city or make of the place they now call their home? This talk by Padmini Broomfield looks at their stories as told in their own words.

Event Details:

  • The talk will be held in the Lecture Theatre at Southampton City Art Gallery.
  • Social distanced seating will be in place. Please let us know you're coming by clicking the Register button below.
  • Admission fees are £4.00 (individual FoSMAG member) and £6.00 (individual non-member).
  • Please be ready to pay in cash at the door.

Image: Alice arrived in Southampton from Belgium in 1946.

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