Find out more about plans in Bath, Ely, Peterborough, Salisbury, Bristol, Portsmouth and Rochester!
- St Stephen’s in Bath is hosting an Anti-Slavery Day service which Bishop Alastair Redfern is preaching at and lighting the building red to declare to passers-by that slavery must stop!
- Other cathedrals lighting up red on Anti-Slavery Day include Rochester & Portsmouth
- The Abbey in Bath is hosting an Anti-Slavery Day service and using The Clewer Initiative’s Women in the Shadows films to help people appreciate how women get dragged into modern slavery and what the experience of escaping modern slavery is like.
- The National Crime Agency’s Invisible People exhibition will be on display at Peterborough Cathedral
- Bristol Cathedral is hosting an Anti-Slavery Day exhibition where a giant crochet chain will be unveiled
- Ely Cathedral is hosting Seeing Slavery, a virtual schools’ day organised in collaboration with The Clewer Initiative. So far, 21 schools have signed up which could result in nearly 1,000 children getting involved. During the day, there will be a live-streamed assembly, three workshops and the opportunity to watch Sanctuary, a specially created play about the links between slavery (past and present) and the area of Ely.
- Salisbury Cathedral is hosting an art exhibition for primary and secondary school aged children. It has also teamed up with Escapeline, a charity committed to the prevention of child exploitation across the south west of England, to offer virtual seminars on county lines for Y7 – Y11 pupils.