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Category: Heritage

Mining Memory - St Helena

Professor Dan Yon has produced another masterpiece which is another great Documentary film "Mining Memory: Legacies of St Helena in the Northern Cape" the must see film will be screen on Thursday evening 21st June 2018 at the Consulate Hotel, Tickets are on now on sale at the Museum of St Helena and The Consulate Hotel priced at £1.50 per person but this screening has limited availability.  The screening will start at 8 pm but guests are asked to arrive by at least  7 pm,   The film which was se [...]

A Bitter Draft

A Bitter Draft, St Helena and the Abolition of Slavery, 1792-1840 by Colin Fox was published on 21st October 2017.  Copies are currently on their way to us and should be available in the Museum shop from 21st November. A Bitter Draught tells the story of the abolition of slavery on St Helena, which was ruled for many years by the English East India Company. Slaves had been brought to the island from the time of its first settlement in 1659. In the late 18th century liberal-minded directors of th [...]