A community of refugees share their cultural heritage and traditions in this new exhibition.
Hull’s Banyamulenge community fled conflict in Democratic Republic of Congo eight years ago.
The exhibition includes examples and photographs of art and artefacts, and video footage of events and celebrations filmed in Rwanda earlier this year.
The History Centre brings together the material held by the City Archives and Local Studies Library with those held by the University of Hull. These include the City’s borough archives, dating back to 1299 and amongst the best in the country; records relating to the port and docks of Hull; papers of companies and organisations reflecting Hull’s maritime history; papers of notable individuals including Andrew Marvell, Philip Larkin, Amy Johnson and William Wilberforce; records relating to local and national politics and pressure groups; and over 100,000 photographs, illustrations; maps and plans, newspapers, special collections and reference sources relating to Hull and the East Riding.
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