England-London's African Diaspora

Date: Thu, May 15, 2025 - Fri, May 23, 2025

Trip Status: Taking Reservations

Price: $4,295 if booked by 9/10/2024

Activity Level: Moderate

Region: Europe

Arrangements: Alumni Holidays International

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Experience this enriching program which traces the long and complex history of London’s Black population. Stay in vibrant London for seven nights and, during specially designed tours and talks, discover how Black individuals and communities helped shape London’s culture and way of life. Uncover 2,000 years of Black history in London’s oldest streets including a visit to the Museum of London in the Docklands. View works of art illustrating Black presence in English society at the National Gallery and National Portrait Gallery and learn about the valuable contributions and achievements of key figures in London’s African American community, including Frederick Douglass, Paul Robeson and Phillis Wheatley. During specialist-lead talks learn about the British relationship with Black slavery and compare and contrast the Black British and U.S. Civil Rights Movements. Along the way you will visit a number of London’s quintessential landmarks.  Before departing, enjoy a show at Ronnie Scott’s jazz club in Soho. This small-group program features first-class accommodations and an extensive meal plan, including wine with dinner.

Reservations and Information

To reserve, complete a registration form in the brochure and mail to Duke Travels, Box 90572, Durham, NC 27708, or call (919) 684-2988 to reserve conveniently over the phone and let us know you are mailing your reservation form to hold your space.

To learn more about our travel program or any of our upcoming trips, please contact us at duketravels@duke.edu or 919-684-2988

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