St. Christopher, the first Caribbean island to be permanently settled by both the English and the French (who shared the island between 1627 and 1713 ), was a model and a springboard for English and French colonialism in the Caribbean and elsewhere.
 
Second Annual Brimstone Hill Emancipation Festival Programme of Events

Striving to Educate While Eradicating the Stigma of Slavery

Saturday 16 August

  • Green St. Kitts Hike 6 am venue: Limekiln at the foot of Brimstone Hill Fortress National Park admission FREE
  • Emancipation Film Show 7 pm venue: Cul-de-Sac at the Brimstone Hill Fortress National Park. Film: 12 Years a Slave. Admission: Nationals $6.00 EC (children half price), Non-Nationals $10.00 US (children half price)

Sunday 17 August

Admission:

9:30 am – 3:00 pm $6.00 EC Nationals (children half price), Non-Nationals $10.00 US (children half price)

3:00 pm until $15.00 EC Adults, $5.00 EC Children

  • Exhibition and Sale of Local Food 10:00 am until venue: Parade
  • Exhibition and Sale of Books and Locally Made Wines 10:00 am – 4:00 pm venue: Prince of Wales Bastion
  • Folklore 10:00 am until venue: Parade
  • Clay Pot Cook-Off 11:00 am venue: Artillery Officers Quarters
  • Emancipation Lecture/Address 3:00 pm venue: Prince of Wales Bastion Conference Room. Sir Hilary Beckles Reparations Address to British House of Commons on 16 July 2014 read by Sir Probyn Inniss
  • Emancipation Concert 4:30 pm venue: Parade Stage. Song, Dance, Drama, Music, Spoken Word. Featured Acts: Poinciana Theatre Productions, Ervin Welsh, Mick Stokes and Royaltiez Band



 

 

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